Community is Invited to an Open House on Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m.

Leesburg, VA – (April 23, 2013) – Inova Loudoun Hospital will celebrate the opening of the new Inova Emergency Care Center, 224A Cornwall Street NW, Leesburg, on Wednesday, May 1 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to an open house and official ribbon cutting of the new facility.

“In keeping with our promises, we are improving the access to expanded emergency healthcare for western Loudoun County residents,” commented H. Patrick Walters.

The new Emergency Care Center is state-of-the-art with:

  • 19 private rooms including 14 exam rooms (with a window in most rooms), four rooms designed for mental health patients and one gynecology room
  • Two bay trauma room, two bed triage area
  • Facility expansion from 9,539 to 12,823 square feet
  • New and expanded lab
  • Enhancements to diagnostic imaging services, including an additional CT scanner
  • Medication room and nourishment room
  • Electronic Medical Record, EpicCare, linked to all Inova facilities

The new Emergency Care Center will start seeing patients on Thursday, May 2 at 5 a.m.

“We are planning a seamless transition from the current emergency department to the new facility. There won’t be any interruption of care for our patients,” continued Walters.
Please register for the open house at inova.org/events or by calling 1.855.MY.INOVA (694-6682).

WHAT:
Ribbon Cutting and Tours of the new Emergency Department

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 1
6:00 p.m. Official Remarks and Ribbon Cutting
6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Open House of Emergency Care Center

WHERE:
Inova Emergency Care Center-Leesburg
224A Cornwall Street NW
Leesburg, VA 20176

Directions: From business Rt. 7/Market Street, turn onto Memorial Drive. After the stop, bear left then turn
right into the parking lot. Event at main Emergency entrance – Main Building.

Can’t make it to the opening?  On May 1, visit inova.org/leesburg to take a personalized virtual tour of the new facility.

Media contact: Reneé Brohard, APR, 540-454-349

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Inova Loudoun Hospital, serving Loudoun County for over 100 years, is part of the Inova Health System; a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes.  Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Visit us on the web at www.inova.org/ilh.