The Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center in Grand Falls-Windsor will have $3.5 million to purchase new equipment and upgrade infrastructure thanks to the provincial government.
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Health Minister Jerome Kennedy and Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans MHA Susan Sullivan were on hand at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre Monday morning to annouce $3.5 million in capital funding for the facility.
Health Minister Jerome Kennedy was in the community Monday to announce the funding, which is additional to more than $30 million included in the 2010 provincial budget.
The funding will see $2.75 million go towards equipment such as 16 dialysis machines, a new ambulance, new drug distribution and cardiac management systems and 10 dialysis and lift chairs, among other items.
Almost $700,000 will go towards upgrades of nursing call systems, roof repairs and hot water tanks at the facility.
See Thursday's Advertiser for more.