HOLYOKE, MA - July 6, 2017 - Holyoke Medical Center began providing care in the new Emergency Department today, July 6, 2017, at 7 a.m.
The new facility is located next to the main entrance of the hospital at 575 Beech Street. The Emergency Department will be accessible via Hospital Drive or Corser Street in Holyoke. Community members driving for emergency care are asked to please follow the signs to the new location. As always, if there is a true emergency, please call 911 for assistance.
"We would like to extend our appreciation to everyone who has assisted Holyoke Medical Center in creating the emergency department our community deserves. We have received overwhelming support from federal, state and local officials, in addition to the tireless efforts of our staff," said Spiros Hatiras, President and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center and Valley Health Systems.
The new emergency department is a 21,460 square foot facility featuring a new Crisis Center for Behavioral Health Services, 40 treatment areas, multi-patient trauma rooms, advance lifesaving equipment and a patient navigation service. HMC will now be able to treat patients in a more efficient and private way.
Beginning in August, the second floor of the building will be the new offices of gastroenterology, general surgery, and the weight management program. The second floor is 16,295 square feet.
In support of the emergency department our community deserves, the Holyoke Medical Center capital campaign has reached $2.1 million, of the $3 million goal. Anyone interested in helping with the Care. Community. Commitment.
campaign is invited to call the hospital's Development Department at 413-534-2579