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Herrin Hospital expands some of its departments

Herrin Hospital expands some of its departments

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HERRIN-- Herrin Hospital expanded their endoscopy unit. It's just part of the upgrades to the hospital that has more than 900 employees. 

Rodney Smith, VP and Administrator said, "Started in 2013 when we first came up with this project 23.7 million dollar project."

Their goal is to keep patients local and comfortable. 

"A lot of those patients were going to Saint Louis," said Dr. Don Arnold.

The million dollar expansion will include seven operating rooms; new recovery area in same day surgery, a minor procedures surgical suite.

They're scheduled to start seeing patients this Monday.

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