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El Centro Regional Medical Center in need of more funding


EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - The Chief Executive Officer of El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) said the hospital is financially struggling.

ECRMC said it has shared with the Local Health Authority that it will be putting up a proposal for funding to come to the medical center.

The hospital said it was hit hard after COVID-19 and is struggling to sustain itself financially.

Dr. Adolphe Edward said the community needs to step up.

"We are asking the local health authority to do that because that is our own community caring for our own community," Edward said.

News 11's Wiley Jawhary will have the latest on the Evening Edition at 6 p.m.

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