$230 Million North Alabama Medical Center Breaks Ground
A new regional hospital is heading to Florence with construction officially kicking off Wednesday afternoon. Several dignitaries including Alabama Governor Robert Bentley hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the new site. The $230 million hospital will be dubbed the North Alabama Medical Center. It will replace the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital and will host 280 beds. The campus will encompass three blocks of Veteran’s Drive in Florence. Officials said it is designed to be a great regional asset.