Covenant to break ground on new short-stay hospital in southwest Lubbock

Covenant to break ground on new short-stay hospital in southwest Lubbock
Covenant Health will host a ground breaking ceremony on April 2 to commemorate the construction of a new hospital.

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Covenant Health in Lubbock is soon to break ground on a new three-story, 32 bed, short-stay surgical hospital that will be at the corner of 82nd Street and the Marsha Sharp Freeway.

Hospital staff will host a ground breaking ceremony at 1 p.m. Tuesday to commemorate the construction of the new facility.

The hospital will staff 250 caregivers and 50 physicians, who will stay on rotation to care for patients in the facility. Those who stay in the new hospital will also have views of natural lighting, open green spaces and more privacy within their areas.

Covenant officials expect the hospital to be completed by December of 2020.

“Our vision at Covenant Health is to create Health for a Better World,” Covenant Health CEO Richard Parks said in a news release. “Our development of the hospital and a healthy lifestyle campus will help transform Covenant beyond delivering healthcare to creating healthy communities while helping to build a better future for Lubbock.”

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