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COMMUNITY OPINION: Treatment of local skilled nursing facility residents is appalling

Noreen Martin writes that she's grown impatient with the lack of leadership from the hospital board, CEO and interim health officer to re-open the hospital and skilled nursing facilities.

The clean-up after the skilled nursing facility on Sunset Drive flooded on Dec. 4. Cleaning could be extensive if asbestos is discovered. Photos by John Chadwell.


Flooding forces nursing facility evacuation

Forty-six patients moved to Hazel Hawkins and another facility.