Taylorville Memorial Hospital getting $221K in state money

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TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Taylorville Memorial Hospital is getting more than $221,000 in state funding after the city was hit by an EF-3 tornado this weekend.

The Illinois comptroller is expediting a state payment of $221,594 to the hospital.

Governor Bruce Rauner declared Christian County a state disaster area Monday.

Hundreds of buildings were damaged or destroyed.

The money, which was owed by the state to Taylorville Memorial, was processed Monday.

Residents who are experiencing immediate problems or challenges as a result of Saturday’s severe storms may call (618) 585-4848.

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