The new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building is now 91% accomplished and will be completed in 5 months.

Deputy Mayor for Health, City Councilor Mary Ann delos Santos gave a status report on the development of the new CCMC from July of 2016 to the present.

Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the new CCMC will be under the construction phase which will include electrical wiring and plumbing works.

During the structural public presentation of the new building, a tour was conducted to give the media a glimpse of how the new hospital will be. First floor will be the parking space and maintenance while the emergency room will be located on the 2nd floor together with pediatrics and surgery. The 3rd floor will be serving the outpatients.

The new hospital will be have 7 floors and 4 elevators. By March of 2019, the second phase of the construction is expected to be finished.

To recall, the CCMC’s original structure was declared unsafe in 2014 following an earthquake that hit Central Visayas in 2013. (Jessa L. Celocia & Levy Sayago/PIO)

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