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Site Acquired for Davie County Hospital

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has completed the purchase of a 25-acre site in Hillsdale where it plans to build the replacement for Davie County Hospital.

The land is on N.C. 801 north of the I-40 interchange in eastern Davie County, opposite the Kinderton Place shopping center at Yadkin Valley Road. The land was purchased from J.B. Harrison Properties.

"We are delighted with this site," said Donny Lambeth, interim president of North Carolina Baptist Hospital. "The site is close to growing communities in the Advance area and the Lewisville-Clemmons area and is easily accessible to all of Davie County. In addition, the site has been designated for development by the Town of Bermuda Run."

Last month, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center announced plans to invest $125 million in the hospital and a primary care center in Mocksville.

The hospital will have 81 beds and will be approximately 225,000 square feet. The Medical Center will engage the community in planning for the hospital and primary care center.

Davie County Hospital will remain open until the new hospital is occupied. Funds for the new hospital and primary care center will come from Baptist Hospital. No local tax money will be required from the Davie County Board of Commissioners for the construction or operation of the facilities.

Baptist Hospital has been managing Davie County Hospital since 2002. Since then, urgent and emergency visits have increased by nearly 12 percent and admissions by 93 percent.

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Media Contact: Mark Wright,, at (336) 716-3382.

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