Beloit Memorial Hospital Emergency Room renovation gets a boost

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Stan Stricker
March 12, 2009

Beloit Memorial Hospital may be expanding its emergency room services at a good time.

An almost $300,000 funding plan in the House of Representatives 2009 Appropriations Act should help with the more than $11 million project. Senior Vice President Tim McKevett says more people are needing emergency care. He says the number of emergency room visits have been growing a steady 4% annually.

He also says with the sluggish economy, more people are putting off medical care, often prompting the need for an emergency room visit.

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