Tennessee hospital shuts down


Perry Community Hospital in Linden, Tenn., suspended all services Nov. 27 and hasn't released a timeline for when it will reopen, according to the Lewis County Herald

The hospital cited several reasons for the closure, including the effect of COVID-19 on its employees, low patient volume and poor financial condition. The hospital is seeking a $1 million loan to reopen and is prepared to file for bankruptcy if needed, according to the report. 

This is the second time in recent months the hospital has suspended services. 

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