Saturday, October 12, 2013

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital 1953

 Lawrence County News  February 19, 1953
The January report for the hospital discloses that during that month the hospital had 1030 patient days, with a daily average occupancy of 33 patients.  The  average occupancy was 73% of occupancy, and the average length of  stay of patients was seven days. During January there were 76 outpatients treated in addition to those in the hospital. More than 4000 persons have been inpatients at Memorial hospital since it was opened July 5, 1950.

Society members will be able to read the history of the hospital in the October newsletter.....If you are not a member, shouldn't you pay your dues?  The newsletter comes out this week.