J. Paul Jones Hospital

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…