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July 29, 2004

Valdosta - South Georgia hospitals are getting big bucks to help fight terrorism.

The South Health District is giving $291,000.00 to nine hospitals and eight E.M.S. providers. Valdosta's South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta will use $41,000.00 for regional decontamination training and decon supplies. The hospital's ambulance service got $23,000.00 to buy new communication equipment and specialized supplies for mass casualty incidents.

"We hope we don't have to ever use this equipment but in the event that there's ever a chemical spill or an event in the community where people are exposed to hazardous chemicals and they show up at South Georgia Medical Center, we will definately be prepared," said Janna Guess.

The money comes from a federal Hospital Resources and Service Administration grant.

posted at 5:00 P.M. by ashley.harper@walb.com

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