A southern Illinois health department has received a loan of a half-million dollars in order to renovate a new facility.
Southern Seven Heath Department which serves southern Illinois has received a $500,000 Community Facility Direct Loan from the USDAs office of Rural Development.
The funds will be used to purchase and renovate a building in Anna to be utilized as a new health department building.
"These funds help us meet the challenges of providing quality healthcare services in southern Illinois," Costello said. "I will continue working to ensure that agencies in our area are considered for these resources."
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