RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Community Memorial Healthcenter in South Hill is now a part of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.
An affiliation agreement between the hospital and the health system went into effect Tuesday. The hospital has been renamed VCU Community Memorial Hospital.
The hospital is licensed for 99 acute care beds and 161 long-term care beds. It has about 800 employees and serves Southside Virginia and northern North Carolina.
The health system says in a news release that it will invest at least $75 million in the hospital, including a new facility and health care initiatives.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
The Enchanted Forest theme park closed for good in the 1990s. But the owner of a nearby farm has moved and preserved many of its parts.