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Kevin and Marilyn Weedman served as nurses at Douglas County Hospital for 34 years each. Both are retiring this year. (Photo by Leah Stinson)

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Since 1978, Douglas County Hospital (DCH) has seen many changes.

1981 brought more hospital beds and advances in X-ray, surgery and outpatient facilities.


1994 brought a new emergency facility and main entrance.

1998 brought the Radiation Oncology Unit.

2002 brought a new Surgery Center with numerous operating and recovery rooms.

2007 brought the Medical Oncology Unit on the main floor.

2010 brought a 110,000 square foot, four-floor addition.

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