Greensburg will soon celebrate another
big step in its recovery from the devastating tornado in May 2007.
The new Kiowa County Memorial Hospital is scheduled to reopen in
the next few weeks, replacing a 1950s-era hospital that was
destroyed in the tornado.
Hospital officials say the hospital will be smaller, but it will
offer all the same services, except for a behavioral health
department that moved to Kinsley.
And it will have some new services, such as an employee day-care
center and space for a third-party retail pharmacy.
And like most of the other buildings in the new Greensburg, the
hospital has been built to the highest-rated certification for