SAN ANTONIO -- Christus Santa Rosa Health Care System plans to lay off approximately 400 workers this summer.
Christus Santa Rosa informed the Texas Workforce Commission it will be permanently closing its 'City Centre' location on North Santa Rosa Street and consolidating the facility with its existing Children's Hospital.
The layoffs will take place between July 31st and August 13th. Some of the affected employees will be able to transfer to other Christus Santa Rosa locations.
Currently, the City Centre facility is set up for half adult care, half children care. The building will receive a $135 million upgrade to make it a children's hospital entirely.
The 400 workers getting pink slips work on the adult side.
"We have to right-size our organization," Vice President of Administration Jerry Rodriguez says. "Our primary goal is to find employment for those associates within the Christus Santa Rosa Health System. Currently we have 90 associates that have accepted positions within Santa Rosa."
That leaves more than 300 people unemployed, possibly to be reassigned, and it's unclear how many of those jobs might vanish through attrition.
Employees News 4 spoke with off camera say they just got official word and are not sure how the layoffs affect them.