News Roundup: Media Coverage of Scripps Mercy's 125th Anniversary

Local media outlets cover milestone in San Diego health care history


Scripps Mercy Hospital celebrated its 125th anniversary on July 9, 2015 and a number of local media outlets took notice. Community leaders gathered to mark the occasion with a time capsule installation, a medical artifacts display and a retrospective photo exhibit. Founded by Mother Mary Michael Cummings and the Sisters of Mercy, Scripps Mercy is the region’s longest-established hospital.

Two days later, on July 11, Scripps Mercy held a free community celebration of the 125th for the public, again outside the historic hospital, and several local media outlets provided coverage.

View the San Diego Union-Tribune coverage: Scripps Mercy Marking 125 Years

View the CBS 8 coverage: Scripps Mercy Celebrates 125 Years

View the Uptown News coverage: Thanks for the Memories

View the Mission Valley News coverage: Scripps Mercy Turns 125, Relives Memories

View the KPBS coverage: Scripps Mercy Hospital Celebrates 125th Anniversary

View the Southern Cross coverage: Scripps Mercy Hospital Turns 125

View the Chula Vista Star News coverage: Scripps Mercy Marks 125th Anniversary

View the KSDY San Diego channel 50 coverage: 125th anniversary of Scripps Mercy Hospital

CBS 8, KUSI and the San Diego Union-Tribune covered the Saturday, July 11, community celebration. KUSI also covered the July 9 anniversary. Links to their coverage are not available at this time.

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