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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch Memorial expands, becomes East Georgia Regional
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
(Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.) Almost everyone agreed in the 1960s that a larger hospital was needed. Local organizations urged the citizens of Bulloch County to approve passage of a bond referendum to build the new hospital. Bond funds would not only increase the number of hospital beds to 115; they also would expand the emergency room, X-ray, pharmacy, nutrition and laboratory departments.
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