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New Wesley Children's Hospital Opens

Courtesy Wesley Medical Center
People watch as the hospital's exterior lights are turned on during a ceremony Wednesday evening.

The new Wesley Children’s Hospital is officially open.

A grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for this afternoon at the hospital, located at Central and Hillside. Staff and community members gathered for a ceremony last night to turn on the facility’s exterior lights.

Wesley Medical Center announced plans to renovate its pediatric facility in February 2015. Ground broke on the $28 million project last June.

Construction included a new façade on the hospital’s Hillside exterior, and a completely renovated 15-bed pediatric intensive care unit.

Wesley Children’s Hospital is the first and only dedicated children’s hospital in the region.


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