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New Naval Hospital opens

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - The ribbon was cut this morning on the brand new US Naval Hospital replacement facility in Agana Heights. The new hospital replaces the old naval hospital, which operated in Guam for over 60 years.

The old hospital closed its doors on Easter Sunday and the $160 million replacement facility opened the following day.

The new Naval Hospital includes $282,000 gross square feet, more than 40 inpatient beds, a six bed intensive care unit, four modern operating rooms, 2 c-section rooms, and other new and hi-tech features such as digital signage throughout the facility and added capabilities such as new radiology reading systems.  The replacement facility also meets leadership in energy and environmental design or LEED Silver standards.
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