ECRMC Announces a Temporary 50-Bed Expansion Facility

EL CENTRO, CA- November 13, 2020- As efforts continue to combat the coronavirus pandemic El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) announced today that State assistance has arrived to set up a 50-bed temporary facility. The expansion facility will be strategically located adjacent to the hospital on the north side of the campus.

Within two weeks, the 50-bed facility will be ready and activated. The State will be mobilizing the equipment needed and will deploy Teams of health care professionals needed for the temporary site. The temporary site’s primary mission will be to care for the non-COVID patients who need in-patient care.

“We want to assure everyone that we are ready and prepared to take care of our community,” said Dr. Adolphe Edward, chief executive officer at ECRMC. “This action, and the continued effort to work jointly with the State and County Health officials will allow us to respond quickly to the needs of our patients and the medical care that is needed in the region,” said Edward.

ECRMC continues to collaborate closely with ICPHD and local officials to ensure our community members are kept informed on the status of COVID-19 in our County.

For general information about COVID-19, the public is encouraged to visit the Imperial County Public Health Department’s website at www.icdhd.org. For ECRMC updates please follow ECRMC’s official social media platforms for the most updated information.

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El Centro Regional Medical Center

El Centro Regional Medical Center is an acute-care medical center, serving the health care needs of the Imperial Valley since 1956. In addition to the 161-bed hospital, ECRMC also owns and operates the Oncology & Hematology of Imperial Valley, Wound Healing Center, Outpatient Imaging Center, Specialty Health Center and outpatient clinics in El Centro and Calexico. The outpatient centers provide exceptional primary and specialty care for residents seeking enhanced well-being and improved quality of life.