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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The first hospitals sanitariums open in Statesboro
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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.) On May 9, 1906, Statesboro newspapers announced that local physicians were beginning a drive to open a hospital. They asked for funds from the Bulloch County Commission to help operate it, as much of the work would be for charity cases. In 1907, Dr. Robert L. Sample oversaw the building of Bulloch County’s first public health care facility.
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