First Patient Welcomed at New Curry General Hospital

GOLD BEACH, OR (May 25, 2017) - Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach welcomed its first patient, Jean Thomsen, at 7 a.m. this morning. Ms. Thomsen and the last patient of the old hospital, Marlies Wessbecher, were each kind enough to consent to sharing their information, having photos taken and giving press interviews.

Seven patients were transported by ambulance from the old hospital to the new hospital, immediately adjacent. There were all personally welcomed by Curry Health Network CEO Ginny Razo.

Board Chairman Ryan Ringer and Medical Staff President Reginald Williams, M.D. were also in attendance to welcome the first patient to the community's new state-of-the-art 62,000 square foot facility.