A local health care facility has been shut down due to numerous state violations.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant Thursday at the health care facility located off of Hwy. 124 on Terrell Lane in Jefferson. The facility, owned by a married couple, housed 11 to 13 patients.
During the search, the sheriffs office seized computers and several boxes of documents and bank records. All patients have been relocated to family members.
The case is being investigated by the sheriff’s office, Adult Protection Services and other state regulatory agencies.