North Platte Valley Medical Center opens doors and care to Valley residents

Years of hard work payoff with state of the art care available within minutes, not hours

The night is quiet, with snow drifts reaching the window sills. Streets are filled with slush, freezing quickly as the outside temperature drops below zero. A cough and a wheeze breaks the silence and a mother's hand brushes her child's feverish brow. Fear grips her heart when she sees the readout of 103 on the thermometer. The child coughs again, struggling to take a breath, whimpering weakly. Only a few short weeks ago, this mother's only choice would have been to call an ambulance, while the Emergency Medical crew provided life-saving measures to save the child, the driver would negotiate a...


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