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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The public is invited to join Indian River Medical Center on Feb. 3 between 1 and 3 p.m. for an open house and tour of the new 40,000-square-foot Sheridan intensive care unit and Waxlax recovery room, which will be opening in mid-February. Tours will start in the parking lot under the new construction, facing 37th Street.
Attendees will meet doctors, nurses and staff who will be working in the new 14-bed surgical intensive care unit and 26-bed recovery room.
Some fast facts:
Pre-op and post-op care provided in recovery room, triple current size.
New surgical intensive care unit for cardiothoracic/endovascular/neurosurgery, general surgery and other major surgery patients.
Adjacent to current 14 operating suites, including cardiovascular and endovascular surgical suites.
Total new expansion of 40,000 square feet (surgical intensive care unit, Waxlax recovery room and sterile prep department).
Cost: $15 million, all made possible through philanthropy.
IRMC thanks Champ and Debbie Sheridan and Lorne and Heidi Waxlax for their generosity that has made this much-needed expansion a reality for generations to come.
RSVP to (772) 563-4463.