St. David's South Austin Medical Center adds helipad

The grand opening of the second helipad at St. David's South Austin Medical Center was held June 6, featuring an address by Chief Operating Officer Kevin Scoggin.

The grand opening of the second helipad at St. David's South Austin Medical Center was held June 6, featuring an address by Chief Operating Officer Kevin Scoggin.

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St. David's South Austin Medical Center celebrated the opening of the center's second helipad June 6. According to a representative from St. David's, the helipad is projected to double the Level II trauma center's capacity to treat airlifted patients in critical condition. 901 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin. 512-447-2211. www.stdavids.com
By Olivia Aldridge

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