County’s welfare budget pinched

October 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm in The Daily Republic

A tough economy is putting a dual squeeze on Davison County’s poor and his department’s budget, says Davison County Welfare Director Steve McClure.
Topping the list of cash demands for poor relief is indigent heath care.
So far this year, health care for the uninsured at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital has cost the county $146,859 nearly $27,000 more than the $120,000 budgeted. Continue Reading