The ultimate beam on Thursday was put in on the Memorial Well being Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Kids’s Hospital of Savannah website with an anticipated Nov. 10, 2020, grand opening.
When accomplished, the 86,000-square-foot free-standing youngsters’s hospital on the Memorial Well being campus will characteristic 50 affected person beds, plus 18 emergency division beds, 4 working rooms and a whole imaging suite — all designed to permit Memorial to ramp up and increase its youngster providers.
“In the present day is all concerning the youngsters,” stated Memorial Well being CEO Shayne George. “Whereas the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Kids’s Hospital of Savannah shouldn’t be new to the neighborhood, the beam signing marks a major milestone within the ‘life’ of our youngsters’s hospital. This represents a imaginative and prescient that’s deeply rooted in over 25 years of compassion and caring for the youngsters in our area.”
It would change the present 58-patient mattress youngsters’s hospital in the principle constructing. A separate pediatric emergency division will add further beds.
Final yr, the youngsters’s hospital, the one youngsters’s hospital in southeast Georgia, handled greater than 70,000 sufferers from 106 counties in Georgia and South Carolina.