EMH has new designation


 Local healthcare facility is now considered a ‘critical access hospital’

Elbert Memorial Hospital’s Authority Board at the Jan. 28 meeting of the authority included (front row, L-R) Elbert Memorial Hospital Authority Kerry Trapnell, member Tom Steele, member Gail Lavender, member Scott Wilson, (back row, L-R) member Steve Jenkins, member Max Black, member Leon Jourolmon, member Glenn Poon, Authority Chairman Daniel Graves and member Kam McClary. There are two vacancies on the authority. (Photo by Jones)
After a two-year hot pursuit of federally-recognized designation of Elbert Memorial Hospital as a ‘critical access’ hospital, considered a long shot and told by one consultant flatly that EMH ‘won’t…

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