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Evans Memorial receives grant/loan of $200,000
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CLAXTON - Through the USDA Rural Development under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton was selected to receive $200,000 in loan and grant funds to purchase a digital mammography system. The hospital's state-of-the-art purchase was one of 280 projects in 44 states announced this week by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, public information coordinator E.J. Stapler said in a press release from the Georgia state office of USDA rural development. "This equipment will provide better imaging and allow for more accurate diagnostics," said Donnie Thomas, acting state director.
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