Tuesday, January 31, 2017
GROWING OUR KNOWLEDGE"Never Stop Learning, Because Life Never Stops Teaching"
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Facts and Information
Are you a physician looking to work in a small rural community? MMHD works closely with Mountain Valleys Health Center's physicians. These physicians are granted privileges to admit and care for patients at MMHD.
In 1949 a Chamber of Commerce hospital committee was formed and began taking the first steps toward a visionary project -Ward Memorial Hospital. The Chamber's "Hospital Committee" compiled the costs of building a new hospital to present to taxpayers -the first hospital bond issue was defeated in 1950. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. After one private hospital discontinued practice due to inadequate facilities, leaving only one that could handle just 23 patients, the need for a county hospital was again fronted to the citizens in 1953. With the support of local doctors, civic groups and women's clubs, a bond election was called in March of 1954. In June of 1954 the voters voted six-to-one in favor of a county hospital.