Join Teletownhall on Ward 8 Hospital

Bowser Admin to Present St. Elizabeth Plans to Public

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Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks at a May 15 COVID-19 Situational Update. Screenshot: DC Granicus

The Bowser Administration will be holding a teletownhall presenting plans for the new Ward 8 hospital on Wednesday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m.

The hospital slated for the St. Elizabeth East campus in Ward 8 will be operated in partnership between George Washington University and the District government and is expected to open in 2024.

Construction at St. Elizabeth’s hospital is expected to cost $306 million. The new facility will include 136 inpatient beds with the possibility of expanding to 196, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), surgery and operating rooms, newborn delivery and emergency departments for adults and children. It will function as a teaching and research hospital in partnership with the George Washington School of Medicine and Medical Faculty Associates.

Tune in to to hear about the plans for the hospital. Expected attendees include:

Rashad Young, City Administrator

Wayne Turnage, Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services

Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Director of Department of Health

You can dial-in by calling 844-881-1314. No passcode is required. Get more information by visiting the Eventbrite page.