St. Elizabeth breaking ground for medical offices in Newport Tuesday April 23, 2013 To download a pdf of this media advisory, please click here. Newport, Ky. – St. Elizabeth Healthcare will break ground on a new medical office building in Ft. Thomas at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. The building is home to the former Mildred Dean Elementary School and conveniently located near St. Elizabeth’s Ft. Thomas hospital. The new medical office building will eventually create expanded service offerings for the community. Among the services being planned are: an urgent care, a primary care practice, an OB/GYN practice and ultrasound, cardiologists and heart and vascular testing, X-rays and lab, and additional space for more specialty physicians to practice close to St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas and close to the community. The grand opening is scheduled for January 2014. When: Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. Where: 1360 Grand Avenue, Newport, KY (limited parking will be available at the site. However, an ongoing shuttle service will run from the hospital) Who’s invited: Public officials; business, health, school and community leaders; St. Elizabeth Healthcare staff and board members; and St. Elizabeth Physicians staff and board members. Photo opportunities: • St. Elizabeth and community leaders breaking ground • Guests participating For more information, go to: http://www.stelizabeth.com/community/medicalofficebuilding.aspx About St. Elizabeth Healthcare St. Elizabeth Healthcare operates six facilities throughout Northern Kentucky — St. Elizabeth Covington, St. Elizabeth Edgewood, St. Elizabeth Falmouth, St. Elizabeth Florence, St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas and St. Elizabeth Grant. It also has vast resources to serve the Greater Cincinnati area, including almost 1,200 licensed beds, a physician organization which includes more than 70 primary care and specialty office locations, more than 1,200 physicians with admitting privileges, more than 7,400 associates including St. Elizabeth Physicians, and three freestanding imaging centers. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is sponsored by the Diocese of Covington and provided more than $93 million in uncompensated care and benefit to the community in 2011. For more information, visit www.stelizabeth.com.