District of Columbia General Hospital

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The District of Columbia General Hospital, previously the Gallinger Municipal Hospital, was a hospital located in Washington, D.C.. It was operational from 1806 to its controversial closing by mayor Anthony A. Williams in 2001, as the city was trying to cut costs while recovering from bankruptcy. At the time of its closure, it was the only public hospital located within the district. As of 2012, DC General Hospital is a family homeless shelter with over 500+ families living in the facility.

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Coordinates: 38°53′7.70″N 76°58′27.96″W / 38.8854722°N 76.9744333°W / 38.8854722; -76.9744333