88(3) SR 69 - Enrolled version - Bill Text
               WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Columbus Community Hospital on its recent facility
  expansion and renovation and on its commitment to providing
  high-quality health care to the residents of Columbus and the
  surrounding areas; and
               WHEREAS, Columbus Community Hospital is a nonprofit
  community hospital that operates without a county or hospital
  district and is one of the largest employers in the area; the
  hospital has provided more than $2 million in uncompensated  
  patient care, and it has been recognized among the top
  hospitals nationwide on multiple occasions; and
               WHEREAS, In 2021, Columbus Community Hospital launched
  its expansion project with the aim of updating and expanding
  both inpatient and outpatient care facilities and establishing
  a wellness center with a range of amenities; the project was
  carried out without the use of local, state tax funds or
  federal funding, and its completion has enabled the hospital
  to serve a greater number of patients and to offer a broader
  range of health care options; and
               WHEREAS, The project involved the addition of a new
  facility space, including new patient exam rooms, four
  additional nursery bays, and a new anesthesia care unit
  equipped with 10 recovery beds and two pre-operative beds;
  renovation efforts included updates to the hospital's
  emergency rooms, labor and delivery room, nurses' station, and
  medical office building, and in 2022, the hospital opened its
  Wellness Center offering state-of-the-art fitness equipment,
  an indoor track, a group fitness studio, physical therapy
  services, a pool, and a demonstration kitchen; and
               WHEREAS, Columbus Community Hospital has shown outstanding
  dedication in serving the residents of the Columbus area, and it
  is truly fitting that this exemplary institution receive special
  recognition on its ongoing commitment to providing exceptional
  care to the people of the Lone Star State; now, therefore, be it
               RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 88th
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby commend all associated
  with Columbus Community Hospital on their outstanding
  contributions to public health and wellness in the state and
  extend to them best wishes for the future; and, be it further
               RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  Columbus Community Hospital as an expression of esteem from the
  Texas Senate.
           President of the Senate
           I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on November 2, 2023.
           Secretary of the Senate
             Member, Texas Senate