Hospital Foundation raises $1.5 Million for CT Scanner

Photo:  This is the future home of the Fort St. John Hospitals CT Scanner.  The grey marking on the floor is where the scanner will sit – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.ca

The Fort St. John Hospital Foundation has raised over $1.5 million dollars for a CT Scanner. The total was announced Monday night at the annual Christmas Tree Light up at the Fort St. John Hospital. The foundation only needed $1.3 million for the CT Scanner, but was able to surpass that total in under 9 months. Janice Isberg is the Foundation Director and she is extremely excited about the total. [asset|aid=689|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0d97a03ec19c817a71c5613f45e003f3-JANICE – EXCITED_3_Pub.mp3] The contract for the CT Scanner is only for 1.3 million, so what will the foundation do with the excess monies… [asset|aid=690|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0d97a03ec19c817a71c5613f45e003f3-JANICE – EXTRA MONEY_1_Pub.mp3] The machine was purchased from Toshiba and they will start the installation December 8th. The Hospital hopes to have the machine in operation by January 15th.