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2 sites selected to provide additional hospital space in NM

2 sites selected to provide additional hospital space in NM

Joshua Panas
Updated: April 03, 2020 08:27 PM
Created: April 03, 2020 03:12 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The governor announced Friday that the state has selected the old Lovelace Hospital, on Gibson in Albuquerque, as a site for "step down hospital service."

According to the Army Corps of Engineers, construction at the old Lovelace building began Friday. Retrofitting the building is expected to take 14 days. 

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Miyamura High School in Gallup was also chosen to be an alternate care facility.

The sites will serve patients during the COVID-19 crisis. 


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