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Congressman Aderholt Announces $ 2.5 million Investment in Hospital in Winfield

May 21, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Robert Aderholt issued the following statement announcing an Economic Adjustment Assistance grant to the Healthcare Authority of Winfield to upgrade the ICU and ER at Northwest Medical Center totaling $2.5 million.

 

Congressman Aderholt commented: Congressman Aderholt commented: “I have made saving our rural hospitals a priority. I’m proud to say that not a single hospital in my very rural district has had to close in the last decade.  Part of that success comes from Congress appropriating funds like these that can be used to support the hospital in Winfield.  These funds were secured in the CARES ACT passed by Congress in 2020 and signed into law by President Donald Trump. This money is not only an investment in the hospital’s facilities, but it’s an investment in the community.  People take comfort in knowing their local hospital is going to be open and there when needed.  These funds will help ensure Northwest Medical Center will be open to serve to the people of Marion County for decades to come.”

 

State Representative Tracy Estes (R-District 17) who represents Winfield in the Alabama House of Representatives sent the following statement about the announcement: “I am honored to have partnered with Congressman Robert Aderholt in this important effort to not only save our local hospital, but to strengthen its existing foundation to guarantee it’s well being in the future to serve the residents of Northwest Alabama.

The work involved in this process was arduous, but working together as a team, the end result will be something in which the entire community can take pride. This portion of Alabama is indebted to Congressman Aderholt and his tireless efforts to assist with this project. I cannot count the number of times he and I shared phone calls and meetings to make this day a reality.”

 

More details on this investment can be found here.