Panama City, FL - On January 30, 2017, at 10 a.m. CST, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center will officially break ground on the Emergency Department expansion located at 449 West 23rd Street.

The 13.3 million dollar project will expand the current Emergency Department to 44 private beds. Completion date is set for July of 2018, which will create more jobs for Bay County and beyond.

“We are excited to break ground on this expansion project as we have experienced significant growth and demand for services at Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center. This expansion will continue to allow us to provide excellent medical care for our community. We look forward to those opportunities to meet the needs of the patients and families in this area.” Said Brad Griffin, CEO of Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center.