Eastern Niagara Hospital Plans US$8 million Emergency Department Expansion

Introduction:

Eastern Niagara Hospital has announced plans to construct a new emergency department worth of US$8 million.

Features:

The Eastern Niagara Hospital (ENH) in Lockport announced plans to construct a state-of-the-art building on the Hospital’s Lockport facility.

The new emergency department to be constructed inside a two-story medical office building adjacent to the Lockport facility and is slated to transition on March 15.

The hospital intends to build a 21,000-square-foot facility near the East Avenue entrance of the 134-bed hospital.

The new building to be constructed is worth of approximately US$8.2 million which allows for a 7,725-square-foot expansion of the unit.

This building will have 16 private treatment rooms and additional space for orthopedics, trauma and child psychology evaluations.

The building will also have space for offices on the second floor, including outpatient mental health, medical specialties and the hospital’s family medicine residency practice.

Funding for the project includes a state grant for nearly US$6 million over five years awarded from the New York State Department of Health.

This project would expand the previous plan announced in July for a 12,000-square-foot medical office building.

Specifications:

Name Eastern Niagara Hospital
Location New York, USA
Type Expansion
Parties Involved Eastern Niagara Hospital, New York State Department of Health
Budget US$8 million