Monday, May 21, 2012 - 9:45pm
Bayhealth breaks ground for new emergency dept. in Smyrna
Updated Monday, May 21, 2012 - 9:59pm
Bayhealth Medical Center officials say their new Smyrna-Clayton emergency department will save time, and most likely, the lives of seriously-ill or injured patients.
Emergency department Director Patricia Fuller tells WDEL News the new facility will mean quicker access to treatment for patients from the Smyrna area.
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Fuller says research shows about 63 hundred emergency patients each year come to Bayhealth's Kent General Hospital from the Smyrna-Clayton area.
Ground was broken for the new 40 thousand square-foot building Monday, and Fuller says it should open late this year.
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