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New Baton Rouge children's hospital part of a growing trend

September 22, 2017

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, La., is part of a growing trend for specialized hospitals for the young, according to an article on The Advocate website.

The $230 million facility will have its own emergency room designed with children in mind and will have playrooms on every floor.

“This is really the only children’s hospital in Louisiana that is being built from the ground up,” said its chief medical officer, Dr. Shaun Kemmerly.

Originally expected to be complete by late 2018, projected completion has been pushed back a year to late 2019. The delays have been chalked to the August 2016 floods and frequent rains that have slowed construction.

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