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KBRH $40 million reno concept …and $400 for a new facility

Interior Health has presented some preliminary costs regarding two future hospital scenarios in our region.

$40 million could be spent to renovate KBRH in Trail within an 18 month period. That would include a new emergency room,ambulatory care unit and pharmacy.

Also $400 million is needed for a brand new hospital, but that could take about ten years to happen.

IH’s Norma Malanowich says it’s not an either or situation.

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IH will get back to the regional board with more details likely in the Spring.

Capital projects require regional taxpayers to pay up to 40%  of the costs.

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