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Hospital Expansion Completed Early

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is opening their new “Northern Lights” addition a few months early. The three story, seventeen million dollar addition was added to the north side of the existing hospital building.

Hospital President Pam Rezac says it gives them more space for critical facilities…

 

Rezac says it gives them a centralized location for meal preparation…

 

Dr. Mike Peterson says the new addition adds more critical medical technology…

 

A public open house of the new addition will be held in January.

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