Middlesex Hospital is inviting the general public to take a look at its new shoreline medical center on Saturday, April 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The new medical center is located off Exit 65 of I-95 at 250 Flat Rock Place in Westbrook. It is just down the road from the Tanger Outlet Mall.
At the Open House visitors will be given tours of the new 40,000 square foot medical facility by the medical center’s staff. Also, there will be free blood pressure screenings for visitors. To entertain younger visitors there will be “Touch-a-Truck” opportunities, featuring paramedic and other vehicles, and there will be a roving magician and balloon sculptor to entertain the younger set. There will also be local food trucks offering for purchase barbecued items, seafood and desserts.
The new shoreline medical center will open its doors for patients on Monday, April 28. On that same date Middlesex Hospital will close its present emergency medical clinic in Essex. Middlesex Hospital’s new Westbrook facility will have many improvements over the Essex facility. They will include an expanded emergency center with 24 beds and an urgent care area for non-emergency patients. Patient privacy will be also be improved at the new center, and there will be a separate outside entrance to the adjoining outpatient area. In addition, the new facility will have a full service laboratory, an infusion therapy suite, expanded radiology services and a new, designated women’s imaging area.