PLYMOUTH, Minn. (WCCO) — Allina Hospitals and Clinics plans to open up a new emergency room at its West Health Facility.
The hospital is located at Interstate 494 and Highway 55 in Plymouth.READ MORE: Charges Expected By Noon For Driver Who Plowed SUV Into Uptown Protesters, Killing Deona Knajdek
The 18,000 square-foot building is expected to cost between $5 million and $8 million.READ MORE: Protesters Plan March In Uptown Marking Deona Knajdek's Birthday
It will be staffed 24 hours a day with ER doctors and nurses from Abbott Northwestern Hospital.MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Ranks 15th Among Cities With Most Energy Star-Certified Buildings
Allina hopes to break ground in February and have the ER done by the end of 2012.