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Aspirus completes Ontonagon Hospital expansion project

 

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Jan Tucker/Daily Globe Terri SaAri, registered nurse at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital, demonstrates Accu-Vein equipment, which helps medical personnel locate hard to reach veins. Three-year-old Kanin Beck was surprised to see his hand veins. The equipment was financed through the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Foundation, which also had pictures of some of the items purchased for the hospital.

ONTONAGON - More than 200 people turned out to celebrate the $2.8 million expansion project at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital Thursday.

The state-of-the-art 8,210-square-foot expansion and in-patient unit renovation drew praises from residents as they toured the facility, which fully enhances and expands emergency care for Ontonagon County and the region.

Charlotte Mallotte, who came to Ontonagon in 1974 and worked 25 years as a nurse, including the emergency room at Ontonagon, called the new facility "beautiful." She especially said the four emergency rooms  enhance the privacy of patients...



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