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MEDIA | The Everett Herald: Federal loans to county businesses could top $1.5 billion
Date
07/12/2020
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EvergreenHealth Monroe, a 72-bed hospital serving east Snohomish County, received $4.52 million in the last week of April. Its income, like other small hospitals in Washington, plunged early in the pandemic after the governor halted elective surgeries to preserve supplies of personal protective equipment and ensure adequate capacity of hospital beds.

“The funding received has been allocated to support payroll and employee benefits, allowing us to further negate any financial impacts on staff as a result of COVID-19,” said John Green, the public hospital’s financial officer.

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