County considers proposal to take over Complete Health

County considers proposal to take over Complete Health

On February 22, Complete Health in Clarkesville is scheduled to shut. Habersham Medical Middle is shutting down the exercise middle to economize. Of all of the latest cutbacks and adjustments on the hospital, none has sparked a louder public outcry.

For 28 years, Complete Health has been greater than a gymnasium; it’s been a spot of well being and therapeutic the place folks have developed sturdy ties.

“The sense of group is sturdy on this program and has had a really positve impression on our lives,” says John Anglin.

After present process bodily remedy for 3 ruptured discs, Anglin transitioned to Complete Health in 2009.

“This program has made it attainable for me to perform almost usually. With out the advantage of Complete Health, I worry what I’d be dealing with in the present day!” he tells Now Habersham.

Alison Anglin joined this system to help her husband. The couple says it’s been the proper match.

“It’s small and unintimidating, with members whose focus is on bettering their general well being.”

Petitions and protests

Now, with the tip looming, devoted members are doing all they will to try to save Complete Health.

They’ve launched a petition drive and arranged a letter-writing marketing campaign. On Monday, they plan to attend the Habersham County Board of Fee assembly. On Tuesday, they plan to attend the Hospital Authority assembly.

They hope to persuade somebody to maintain this system alive. Their efforts might already be paying off.

Now Habersham has confirmed talks are underway relating to the potential of the county taking up Complete Health. Underneath that state of affairs, the hospital would donate the train gear. The county would pay to workers and handle the power.

“Fee Chairman Ty Akins has requested county workers to place collectively a plan that might be mentioned within the work session earlier than Monday’s Habersham County Board of Commissioners assembly,” says county spokesperson Rob Moore.

The workers has additionally ready agenda objects for the common assembly asking to 1) create a brand new full-time place to supervise the gymnasium and a pair of) settle for donated gear as a part of that tentative plan, pending approval from the board of commissioners.

If county commissioners comply with this association, they might want to act rapidly; closing day is subsequent Wednesday.


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