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WHMC temporarily tables closure of obstetrics services

COLFAX —The Whitman Hospital and Medical Clinic (WHMC) Board of Commissioners held a Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 7, to hear further public comment on the decision to close the hospital's obstetrics services, which was made at the Wednesday, Feb. 21 commissioner meeting.

Several community members gathered in the Colfax Library Center to hear, and those registered to speak stated their thoughts in three minutes.

WHMC Board of Commissioners President Georgie Leinweber started the meeting by reiterating that the purpose of the meeting was to receive additional input and re-eval...


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