Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals to unveil renovated acute care hospital

CONTACT: Haley Hughes, 706-729-2098, hhughes@augusta.edu

WHAT: Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals will cut the ribbon on its newly renovated Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital.

BACKGROUND: Construction began at historic Roosevelt Warm Springs in November 2015 to renovate 90,000 square feet of the facility where clinical long-term acute care and rehab care is provided. A new imaging suite for radiology services and a procedures unit has been added, as well as a “high observation” area with private rooms designed to accommodate as many as 16 patients on a ventilator. AU Health assumed management of the rehabilitation and acute-care services at Roosevelt Warm Springs in June 2013 in conjunction with the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.

WHEN: 4 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17

WHERE: Roosevelt Hall Auditorium, Roosevelt Warm Springs, 6135 Roosevelt Highway, Warm Springs, Georgia

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: Video and photo opportunities are available. If you are interested in covering this event, call Haley Hughes at 706-729-2098.

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Denise Parrish
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