Timberlands cuts ribbon on Crockett hospital

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Houston County and hospital officials have celebrated the change of ownership of the previous Houston County Medical Center.

Timberlands Healthcare announced the acquisition of the hospital in October.

Hospital officials cut the ribbon and unveiled the new sign in a ceremony on Wednesday.

Most of the hospital's approximately 250 employees and 17 providers are now employees of Timberlands Healthcare. Timberlands Hospital is a 49-bed hospital that primarily serves Houston County and its surrounding communities. Services there include a 24-hour emergency department and inpatient and outpatient services such as surgery and diagnostics.

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