August 16, 2018 10:06 AM
(ABC 6 News) - Mayo Clinic Health System announced Wednesday it is building a new Family Birth Center that will connect to the main clinic in Austin.
The birth center will be located on the 3rd floor in a space currently occupied by the Women's Special Care Unit. MCHS said there will be 10 large rooms with private bathrooms along with a triage, C-section suite and newborn nursery.
According to a press release, the $11.2 million investment is "part of Mayo Clinic's continuing commitment to ensuring the highest-quality care and top-tier medical facilities remain available to residents of Austin, Albert Lea, and the surrounding area."
Construction is planned for 2019 through 2020.
Updated: August 16, 2018 10:06 AM
Created: August 16, 2018 09:29 AM
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