Washington Adventist Hospital Takoma Park Location to Reopen for Non-Coronavirus Patients
7 April 2020 | Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) has decided to reopen its Takoma Park, Maryland, location despite having relocated to the community of White Oak in August last year.
According to local television station WDVM, the decision was made as the hospital is rapidly building its capacity to take in patients in light of the coronavirus crisis. WAH currently has a shortage of beds.
Patients that are stable will be transferred from the new White Oak location to Takoma Park on April 13. The old location will be used to accommodate 63 beds. The campus is currently utilized by an urgent care center.
Medical/surgical patients will be moved to the Takoma Park campus. However, the location will not admit new patients directly and will not operate an Emergency Room
The urgent care facility on the campus will continue as usual.
Washington Adventist Hospital is part of the not-for-profit Adventist HealthCare which includes four hospitals as well as various mental health services and home health agencies that serve the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Adventist HealthCare is not part of the West Coast’s Adventist Health network of hospitals, nor is it part of Adventist Health System, headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
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