Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 4th, 1995
A proposal to close the center was drafted for discussion at the DHR board of directors meeting in mid- to late-August 1995. State healthcare planners reportedly were eyeing the successful Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) program in neighboring Mississippi, according to reports in the Rome News-Tribune.
Mississippi, which now relies on DOT rather than operate an inpatient facility - has reduced its TB budget from the $6 million it spent on a dedicated...
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