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Florida Hospital Breaks Ground on Emergency Department to Serve Oviedo-Area Residents

The ER, which is expected to open in fall 2019, will have 24 patient rooms and a number of services available on-site.

11/2/2018  |  By Florida Hospital Media Relations

Florida Hospital leaders recently broke ground on an emergency department that will expand its health care network to better serve residents of Oviedo and surrounding communities in Seminole County.

The emergency department will have 24 patient rooms (including two pediatric-friendly rooms to make ER visits less stressful for young patients); respiratory therapy; diagnostic imaging, including CT scans, X-ray and ultrasound; and a full-service laboratory.

“We are excited to add this ER to our growing network of care,” said Jennifer Wandersleben, CEO of Florida Hospital’s Winter Park Memorial Hospital. “Many Oviedo residents already entrust physicians within the Florida Hospital network with their health care, and we are making it easier to access our emergency services. As we transition to AdventHealth, our mission is to make our patients feel whole — by treating the mind, body and spirit — in a setting that’s close to home.”

The approximately 19,000-square-foot facility, which will be known as AdventHealth Oviedo ER, will be located at 8100 Red Bug Lake Road.