Scheduled to begin in September, North Florida Regional Medical Center will expand its facilities. The project is being funded by corporate money and will include expansion of the Heart and Vascular Center. The 58 million dollar project will also include a patient tower addition and employ 800 new personnel.
In November thus far, 103 new cases have been reported, according to figures from daily updates on the department's website. For October, it was 155, September 252, and August 310.