WINFIELD, Ala. (WTVA) - A Winfield, Alabama, hospital has been sold to new owners.
The Winfield Healthcare Authority purchased Northwest Medical Center from Curae.
This sale was part of an effort to keep the hospital open and support the needs of the rural community.
"This is the perfect example of the federal government working with the local government and trying to make sure that rural hospitals stay open," stated Congressman Robert Aderholt.
The transfer of Northwest Medical Center to the Winfield Healthcare Authority took place on May 11.