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Posted: January 14, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Chuck and Terri Erwin (from left), Olivia Tyson, Fred Scarborough and Trisha Montague, Arkansas Children's Northwest chief administrator, gather at the new hospital's celebration Jan. 6 in Springdale.

Arkansas Children's Northwest is open for business as of Jan. 9,, and some 430 lead donors gathered Jan. 6 on the new campus to celebrate the opening.

Celebration

Who: Arkansas Children’s Northwest

What: The new hospital is the region’s first and only children’s hospital.

When: Jan. 6

Where: Arkansas Children’s Northwest in Springdale

Information: (479) 289-8478 or archildrens.org/northwest

By the Numbers

The 233,613 square-foot hospital is the region’s first and only comprehensive pediatric healthcare center. It includes:

m24 inpatient beds to care for children requiring overnight stays

m24-hour pediatric Emergency Department

mA state-of-the-art pediatric surgery unit with 5 operating rooms

mAn outpatient clinic with 30 exam rooms supporting more than 20 subspecialty areas and a general pediatric clinic

mA full range of ancillary and diagnostic services, child-life social work and pastoral care programs

mOutdoor gardens, nature trails and interactive features designed specifically for children

mA helipad and refueling station supporting Angel One, one of the nation’s leading pediatric intensive care transport services.

— source Arkansas Children’s

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