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Tours scheduled of UK patient pavilion

The University of Kentucky's Albert B. Chandler Hospital, which is being expanded and rebuilt, was ranked No. 1 in the state this year by U.S. News & World Report.
The University of Kentucky's Albert B. Chandler Hospital, which is being expanded and rebuilt, was ranked No. 1 in the state this year by U.S. News & World Report.

Tours of the new patient care pavilion at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, 1000 South Limestone, will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. A dedication ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Sunday and tours will be available until 7 p.m. that day.

The atrium and two patient care floors with a total of 128 beds, including 48 in the intensive care unit and 80 for acute care, as well as the lobby, the chapel, a surgical waiting room and a 305-seat auditorium are opening.

During the tours the public can park free in the UK Chandler Hospital garage at South Limestone and Transcript Avenue. Enter the pavilion from Level C.

Those attending from on-campus locations may enter the new pavilion via the sidewalk concourse at the existing UK Chandler Hospital entrance on Rose Street.

UK HealthCare employees and students also may tour the facility from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday. Shuttles for employees will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from UK offices on Regency Road, Sterlington Road, and UK Good Samaritan Hospital.

For information, call (859) 323-1530.

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