Massachusetts hospital may need to be rebuilt after flooding

Alia Paavola –
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

The health center has actually been closed because the storm hit in late June. Flooding in the parking lot poured into the hospital and reached as high as 4 feet in its basement.

Norwood (Mass.) Hospital, closed since a storm flooded the facility two months back, might need to be entirely reconstructed, according to The Wicked Local Norwood.

Just recently, local news station WCVB did a sector on the short-term healthcare facility closure, showing video footage of the flooding in the facility. Click here to see the video and understand the intensity of the flooding..

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During a Board of Selectmen meeting recently, Town Manager Tony Mazzucco stated that hospital leaders wish to reopen the centers emergency clinic this fall, however the remainder of the healthcare facility might require a complete restoration that might take years..

In spite of the intensity of the flooding, the hospitals moms and dad business Dallas-based Steward Healthcare, said it is committed to resuming the facility, according to WCVB.

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Mr. Mazzucco stated the damage to the health center from the flooding was “enormous,” and the medical facility suffered tens of millions of dollars in damage, according to the report..

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