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Centra Health will close its Lynchburg child care center

By Tim Saunders, tsaunders@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 31 2013 03:40:00 PM EDT
Updated On: Jul 31 2013 12:15:00 PM EDT

Centra is shutting down its daycare program.

LYNCHBURG, Va. -

Centra Health is closing its child care center in Lynchburg on October 1.

The child care center was a service available to employees. According to company spokesperson Diane Riley, out of the 6,000 Centra employees only around 30 were using the child care center.

The closure will affect 14 employees. Centra is working to find jobs within the company for the affected employees.

Earlier this month Centra announced that it would be enacting cost-cutting measures after a drop in demand for services. Click here to read our coverage of Centra's cuts.