Wednesday, November 29, 2017 06:43 PM


Submitted: 11/29/2017 - 6:43pm

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HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) Construction on a new Childrens Hospital appears to be ahead of schedule according to an update from Erlanger officials this morning.

Work on the 40-million dollar building began earlier this year.

The fund-raising campaign still remains 3.7 million dollars short, according to the President of Childrens Hospital.

President Don Mueller said, Really this is the beginning of what will become a whole revitalization of 3rd street. This is Phase One of our project. Phase Two will include a 12-story tower that will become the new In-Patient Hospital for Children, as well as other services for Womens and heart and orthopedics ..its really changing the way we do med center and care here in Chattanooga. >

The Believe campaign has another half million dollars in its fundraising chest tonight.

BlueCross Blueshield today made that donation from its Tennessee Health Foundation.

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News source: WDEF

See also: SoutheasternSpine