Vale nursing home seeks big infusion of cash from county

Pioneer Place, a care facility in Vale, wants the county to earmark funds to help the facility weather tight financial times. (The Enterprise/FILE)

VALE – Pioneer Place, the publicly-owned nursing home in Vale, wants an emergency infusion of nearly $1 million from the county as it struggles with the impacts of the Covid pandemic.

The facility approached the Malheur County Court last month, seeking $900,000 but the commissioners took no action on the request. Pioneer Place is the only nursing home operating in Malheur County.

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