September 16, 2002
MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Stephenson
Renovated East Baltimore Medical Center Re-Opens
Marking the completion of a $5 million renovation, the East Baltimore Medical Center (EBMC) played host to a re-opening ceremony on Saturday, September 21.
The extensive upgrades include a new Ob/Gyn and pediatric unit and an enlarged, updated Care Plus After Hours department that provides urgent care for local residents after hours and on weekends.
After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, free health screenings for high blood pressure, asthma and pregnancy, as well as music, refreshments and a catered lunch were offered.
The EBMC staff of 124 physicians, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, health educators and other personnel serves approximately 19,000 commercially insured and Medicaid patients.
Services provided include internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, fetal assessment testing, after-hours and weekend acute care, social work, nutrition, dentistry, ophthalmology and optometry, podiatry, a lead-poisoning treatment program, as well as a phlebotomy laboratory, pharmacy and radiology department.
The East Baltimore Medical Center is located at 1000 East Eager Street.