J. Paul Jones Hospital

Grant Funds Improvements at J. Paul Jones Hospital

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A USDA Rural Development grant is improving the quality of the hospital service available for people in Wilcox County. J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden has been awarded a $233,000 dollar grant — to buy new advanced scanning and imaging equipment. The grant was announced at a press conference Tuesday morning. CEO and Administrator Jessica…

Effort to Save Camden Hospital Gaining Support

From the West Alabama Newsroom– An effort to save J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden from closing down is underway and gaining support. A one cent sales tax increase has been proposed in an effort to save the hospital. The hospital board said the hospital is losing about a million dollars a year. It announced plans to close the hospital…

New Details in J. Paul Jones Hospital Closing

From the West Alabama Newsroom– More details are available about the decision to close J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. Hospital board chairman George Alford says the hospital is losing money and has been doing so for years. He says a lack of overnight hospital stays and excessive use of the emergency room are the main cause. Alford says the…