Panhandle Health Group Closing Its Doors

A hearing was held on Thursday in Gering at the civic center in regard to closing or  keeping open the Panhandle Health Group.  The Panhandle Health Group has been plagued by funding problems, and has reported financial losses in many recent years. A portion of the hearing was open to public comments, with over twenty community members making their voice heard in favor of keeping the Panhandle Health Group open. After a board discussion, a vote was held, and came out in favor of closing Panhandle Health Group 10-1. The Panhandle Health Group will maintain services during the transition.

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