Bethesda ER Entrance Relocated
On April 15, 2013, a fence was erected at Genesis-Bethesda Hospital to secure the construction site of a new addition for the hospital’s planned expansion. The fence encloses the emergency department parking lot and entrance. Walk-in emergency patients should enter through the hospital's main hospital entrance.
On June 30, the Bethesda Emergency Department will close, and all emergency care will be provided at Good Samaritan until the new medical center opens at the Bethesda site in 2015. More information on the planned closure will be communicated as the date approaches.
The two Genesis FirstCare centers – on Maple Avenue and Maysville Pike – for treatment of illnesses or injuries that are not life-threatening. Both centers are open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Genesis construction project will transform the current Genesis-Bethesda Hospital into an expanded, modern medical center. It will include construction of a large connected addition, a cancer center and medical office building, and renovation of the existing Bethesda Hospital. The expanded medical center will include all private patient rooms and Centers of Excellence for heart and vascular, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, neuroscience and trauma/emergency. Groundbreaking is set for May 11, and the new medical center is scheduled to open in 2015.