Temporary medical center seeing patients in Moore

Published: December 3, 2013
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MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A new temporary medical facility is open and serving patients in Moore.

Moore Medical Center opened the temporary facility at noon Monday. The temporary, modular building includes treatment rooms, a triage area, as well as X-ray, CT, ultrasound and lab services.

The city has been without a medical center since the May 20 tornado destroyed the town's hospital. The Norman Regional Hospital Authority has approved a $28.8 million new hospital, but the temporary facility will serve the community for about two years until the permanent center is built.

The Norman Transcript reports (http://bit.ly/1c8S6qQ) that the temporary facility was built by the same manufacturer that built a temporary hospital in Joplin, Mo., following that city's tornado.

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Information from: The Norman Transcript, http://www.normantranscript.com



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