The growing number of flu-related cases in Indiana is pushing some hospitals to take extra precautions.
Monroe Hospital filed the suit last year claiming the county's only ambulance service was taking most patients to IU Health Bloomington.
The Indianapolis-based healthcare provider will assume day to day operations of the hospital.
A "full-scale" emergency drill conducted in August among Monroe County first responders seemed less than full.
A private medical center in Bloomington recently expanded to Greene County.