WMC compromises with users over therapeutic pool

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Posted: October 11, 2013

The Winchester Star

Tony Resh, who has been using the pool for 17 years, talks about its health benefits.
Edith Lambert, 84, of Winchester, who has used the pool and the Rehab Center for nine years, voices her displeasure to fellow users about Winchester Medical Center’s original decision to close the pool for use to people who were not patients. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Therapists work with patients Thursday afternoon in the pool at the Rehab Center. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Users of Winchester Medical Center’s heated, therapeutic pool, located at 333 W. Cork St., gathered Tuesday to talk about the health benefits it provides and its closing. They are (cockwise from bottom left) Lori Kremer, 43, of Clear Brook; Bonnie Kaplan, 69, of Winchester; Tony Resh, 71, of Stephens City; George Pogharian, 76, of Gore, who accompanied his wife, Carol, 69; Margarte Lyles, 80, of Boyce; and Joan Henry, 66, of Winchester. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Everybody back into the pool.

Winchester Medical Center announced Thursday it would allow community participants to continue using the therapeutic pool at 333 W. Cork St. — for a…

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