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Temporary facility at Phoebe Sumter Medical center to be demolished

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AMERICUS, Ga. -

The Phoebe Sumter Medical Center has announced that the last remaining pieces of it's temporary facility are scheduled to be demolished.

A tornado destroyed the original Medical Center in March of 2007.

In a news release, the CEO of Phoebe Sumter, Keither Peterson said, "It is a bittersweet moment because the temporary facility served us well, but we are very happy with our brand new permanent facility."

The new building opened to patients in December of 2011.

Demolition of the temporary hospital is expected to be finished in the next few weeks.  Plans for the site of the temporary hospital, which is owned by the Americus Sumter County Hospital Authority, have not been finalized.

Liz Buckthorpe

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