Winston hospital gets help in recovery

WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - The tornado-ravaged hospital in Winston County is getting a $2 million zero interest loan from the federal government.

Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker announced the money Tuesday for Winston County Medical Center.

The hospital was devastated by a tornado in April 2014.

Reconstruction work is currently ongoing. The loan must be paid back over ten years.

The hospital employs more than 200 people.