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The USCG USS Mojave docked in Petersburg in 1926.

June 2, 1982 - A new hematology cell counter was purchased for the hospital by the Hospital Guild. The cell counter, financed with money raised through the Charity Box, counts red and white cells in the blood and can be used to test for appendicitis, leukemia, cancer and other diseases. Before the machine was purchased, the lab technologists counted the cells by hand. The Hospital Guild invested $4,900 in the cell counter and hemoglobinometer which measure the hemoglobin level in blood.

May 28, 1992 - Annette Olson managed to accomplish in five minutes what half of Petersburg spent four day...

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