Walton County commissioners sign letter of support for new hospital

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — On Tuesday, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a letter of support for the planned North Walton Do...

August 25, 2023
6:10 AM

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — On Tuesday, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve a letter of support for the planned North Walton Doctors Hospital, which will begin operations by January of next year. With this letter, the group that is interested in revitalizing the healthcare needs will be able to receive grant funding from the Florida Agency of Health Care Administration. Here's what we know. Background Since late 2022, northern Walton County residents had healthcare access challenges due to Healthmark Hospital closing its doors.

Collin Bestor