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Government
4:33 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Residents still waiting to move into Peoria County nursing home

It’s been months since construction on Peoria County’s new nursing home finished, and residents are still waiting to move-in. The state Department of Public Health still needs to approve health-life-safety inspections on the $45 million Heddington Oaks facility.  At issue is where residents should go if the nursing home needs to evacuate during an emergency.  The state has said residents should move near Heading Avenue if temporary evacuation is needed.  Assistant Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel says the County proposed a different plan:

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Government
10:22 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Peoria County nursing home to open with new rates, later than expected

Peoria County hopes to open its new nursing home facility in late June or early July.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports that’s about a month later than originally planned: 


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