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Greenwell Springs mental hospital closing today

3 years ago March 28, 2012 Mar 28, 2012 Wednesday, March 28 2012 Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:27:17 AM EDT in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A mental hospital in Greenwell Springs is closing its doors Wednesday morning.

The Department of Health and Hospitals began transferring patients out of the facility today and into another facility in Jackson, La.

A legislative committee approved the transfer and closure back in December, part of a $251 million budget cut that affected many state agencies.

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