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Construction begins at Smithfield hospital

Construction began Monday on a new, five-story patient tower at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield.

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SMITHFIELD, N.C. — Construction began Monday on a new, five-story patient tower at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield.

The hospital, formerly known as Johnston Memorial Hospital, will spend about $75 million on upgrades to patient facilities.

According to plans, the new tower will have suites for overnight visitors and a 24-hour food and service room.

 

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