Clock ticking on opening of Piedmont Newnan Hospital

By ALEX McRAE alex@newnan.com
As the clock ticks down toward the May 8 opening at the new Poplar Road campus, Piedmont Newnan Hospital officials will be checking several major milestones off their calendars.
• On April 20, the Piedmont Ambulatory Surgery Center and Piedmont Heartburn Treatment Center located at the former Newnan Hospital Jackson Street campus will close.
• April 24-25: State officials make site visit.
• April 26: Piedmont Ambulatory Surgery Center and Piedmont Heartburn Treatment Center scheduled to open at new location - pending state approval.
• May 4: Scheduled outpatient Imaging, Laboratory, Respiratory and pre-Admission Testing begins - pending state approval.
• May 4-8: American Medical Response stationed at Poplar Road to provide assistance (and transport, if needed) if anyone presents to Poplar Road needing care prior to the opening of new facility.
• May 7: Scheduled Surgical & Interventional Services Cases and Direct Admits to Poplar Road begin - pending state approval.
• May 8: Patients from Hospital Road relocated to Poplar Road. Poplar Road Emergency Department opens at 5 a.m. All Services Open at Poplar Road - pending state approval. All Services Closed at Hospital Road.
• May 8-22: American Medical Response stationed at Hospital Road – to provide assistance (and transport, if needed) if anyone presents to Hospital Road needing care after its closure.


More Local

MEMORIAL DAY

WWII vets share their stories during Newnan program

Ten local veterans of World War II shared memories from the last days of that war at the annual Memorial Day program at Veteran’s Memo ... Read More


Fireworks to be rescheduled

Remembrance, patriotism, fun at Senoia Memorial Day

Senoia's 10th annual Memorial Day Remembrance and Festival was a “great day” of patriotism, remembrance, and family fun. At 3 p. ... Read More


Grantville Memorial Day

Alford says military fighting for Americans’ freedom

Memorial Day is a time for remembering those who died fighting for their country. At Grantville’s Memorial Day program, however, the f ... Read More


Also charged with terroristic threats

Son arrested after using nunchucks on father

A man was arrested Monday after he struck his father in the head with nunchucks and later told officers he wanted to become a cop-killer. Ab ... Read More


Woman injured in knife assault

Newnan police are investigating an assault that occurred last week and left a woman with multiple lacerations to both arms. About 3:40 p.m. ... Read More

Downtown Newnan Clean-Up event to be held Wednesday morning

Keep Newnan Beautiful in partnership with Main Street Newnan will be hosting a morning clean-up of the National Register Historic District D ... Read More