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Sales Tax Proposal for Memorial Hospital of Texas County Unsuccessful, Hospital Grateful for Community Support

Joe Denoyer - January 10, 2024 3:21 pm

Sales Tax Proposal for Memorial Hospital of Texas County Unsuccessful, Hospital Grateful for Community Support

Texas County Oklahoma — In a January 9, 2024 vote, the proposed sales tax increase to provide much-needed funds for Memorial Hospital of Texas County did not pass. While the outcome is disappointing, the entire care team wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the community for their engagement and consideration of this crucial initiative.

The proposed sales tax aimed to secure additional financial resources to enhance the services and facilities at Memorial Hospital, ensuring the continued provision of quality healthcare to the residents of Texas County. Despite the setback, the hospital acknowledges and appreciates the community’s active involvement in the decision-making process.

“We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to the citizens of Texas County for their thoughtful consideration of the proposed sales tax increase. While we are disappointed with the outcome, we are immensely grateful for the community’s dedication to the well-being of our hospital and the healthcare services we provide,” said CEO William Ermann.

Memorial Hospital of Texas County remains committed to its mission of delivering exceptional healthcare services to the community. The hospital is now exploring alternative avenues to secure the necessary funds to address critical infrastructure needs and to sustain the hospital’s operations.

As Memorial Hospital of Texas County navigates this challenging period, it seeks ongoing collaboration with the community, local leaders, and stakeholders to ensure the long-term viability of healthcare services in the region. The hospital remains optimistic about its future and is dedicated to working closely with the community to find viable solutions.

 

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