International Falls, MN (June 23, 2016) – Patients and visitors entering Rainy Lake Medical Center will
soon be required to use alternate entrances to access the hospital and the emergency department. As part of the upgrades at RLMC, the main entrance of the hospital and the emergency department will both be renovated. Construction will begin June 27th with an expected completion date of October 1st.
The emergency department will operate out of the east wing of the hospital for the duration of the construction. The emergency entrance will be located near the Chemotherapy and Infusion Therapy department. A ramp will be installed outside of the building for easier access. A dedicated emergency department registration desk will be located inside near the new entrance. All ambulances will use the garage entrance on the lower level of the hospital.
The main entrance to the hospital will be located near the MRI trailer. This entrance will be open from 6:00AM to 8:30PM Monday – Friday and 8:00AM to 8:00PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Signage will be in several locations directing visitors to the proper entrance. Rainy Lake Medical Center appreciates understanding from our patients and their families during this time as we strive to create a more beautiful and functional facility for our community.
If there are any questions or concerns, please contact us at 218-283-4481.