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WakeMed Outpatient Facility To Have 24-Hour ER

Posted September 5, 2003 2:34 a.m. EDT

— WakeMed

is responding to a growing need for emergency care.

It is planning a 24-hour full-service emergency room for its northern Wake County outpatient facility.

When completed, the new emergency room is expected to handle about 15,000 visits a year.

It is expected to ease patient loads at WakeMed's New Bern Avenue hospital and other medical centers.