Mercy Hospital invites public to Grand Opening on October 9
Mercy Hospital will celebrate the completion of its $38 million building and renovation project with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting event on October 9.
Area community members are invited to the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting program at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 9 in front of the hospital’s new main entrance on County Road 61. Self-guided tours of the newly remodeled areas and a reception will follow the ribbon cutting.
“This entire project has been designed to create a technologically advanced healing environment that enhances patient care, safety and privacy,” said Michael Delfs, Mercy CEO. “With the completion of the renovation phase of this project, we are able to care for our patients in a state-of-the-art facility that will serve the health needs of this region well into the future. The new facility complements the outstanding care provided by our staff, allowing us to provide the highest levels of care and quality to our patients.”
Features of the completed project are outlined below.
The new addition features:
Emergency Department with private treatment rooms
Private Patient Rooms, including 2 ICU rooms
Birthing Suites and Nursery
Diagnostic Imaging, including inhouse MRI
Expanded Gift Shop
Comfortable Family Waiting Rooms
Renovations of the existing hospital include:
Addition of third Surgery Suite and new pre- and post-op rooms
Chemotherapy & Infusion Services
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy with private treatment rooms
Cardiopulmonary Services & Cardiac Rehab
Sleep Study Suites
Dining and Kitchen
Medical Records, Business Services and Administrative Offices
Architect for the project was BWBR; general contractor was The BOLDT Company. USDA Rural Development funding for the project comes in the form of a $30 million direct loan and an $8 million loan guarantee delivered through AgStar Rural Capital Network in collaboration with local banks and other financial institutions. Additional support comes from The Mercy Foundation’s Well Within Reach campaign.
Mercy Hospital is an equal opportunity provider and employer.