Pandemic delays building of Cleveland Clinic hospital in Mentor

Cleveland Clinic is postponing construction of a medical facility in Mentor, Ohio, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The News Herald..

Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, revealed plans for the brand-new hospital throughout his state of the center address in late February. Building and construction was slated to wrap and begin this year up next year, but monetary pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic is delaying the job, he stated.

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” Due to the financial effects of COVID-19 and to maintain resources required to support client care, as well as our caregivers and our community, we have actually delayed some planned capital spending projects,” Kate McLain, a Cleveland Clinic representative, informed The News-Herald. “This includes delaying prepare for Mentor Hospital this year.”.

Ms. McLain stated that the system looks forward to resuming its expansion strategy in Mentor, however did not have a timeline for that resumption.

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2020