Manning Regional Healthcare Center received 40-year, $21-million USDA loan

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June 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Iowa Democrat Senator Tom Harkin Tuesday, announced that the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Program has approved a 3.375-percent 40 year loan of $21-million to the Manning Regional Healthcare Center. The funds will be used to construct a replacement hospital of the current facility that was built in 1927.  The new, seventeen bed critical access facility will be approximately 61,900 square feet, and will include a physician clinic and a recovery center that will provide substance abuse treatment services for sixteen patients in a partial residential setting.  Senator Harkin is a senior member of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds the USDA and the Rural Development Program.