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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

New Emergency Department bigger and better


February 21, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

The new entrance to the Emergency Department which will be used at the main entrance to the hospital unti the new main entrance is complete which is scheduled to be completed in August.

WORLAND – On Monday, Washakie Medical Center and Banner Health held a sneak preview open house with a tour of the new Emergency Department (ED), which will go live Feb. 28. The new ED has five private rooms with a sixth to be added at a later date, a large nurse's station and a waiting room.

"We are excited about the increased privacy and comfort for our patients while they are in the department," RN Senior Manager in the Emergency Department Janet Clark said. "As a rural facility, we have to be able to handle whatever situation walks in the door," she added.

One of the six ED rooms is an...

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