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Kane County Hospital Expansion

Kane County Hospital Expansion
December 13
08:58 2018

Groundbreaking is slated for next week on a major expansion of the Kane County Hospital in Kanab. The $15 million project will increase the sizes and services of the emergency room, surgery recovery, and the pharmacy. Security will be upgraded. A 2017 master plan for the facility addressed needs, usage, and demographics. One to two patients check into the hospital on a daily basis. The emergency room sees 300 to 500 people a month.

The hospital, which contains a long-term care facility, employs 130 people. Four doctors serve the county. The rural hospital sales tax will fund five million dollars of the project; $10 million will come from a state Community Impact Board loan.

Construction is slated for 2019-2020.

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