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Posted on: May 21, 2021

New Freestanding Emergency Department Opens Saturday in Gulf Shores


FEDThe City of Gulf Shores was thrilled to receive word yesterday that South Baldwin Regional Medical Center's new Freestanding Emergency Department (FED), located at 3590 Gulf Shores Parkway, is set to open Saturday, May 22 at 7 a.m. This facility will provide residents and visitors of Gulf Shores and surrounding areas quicker access to critical emergency medical care.

The 14,000 square-foot FED offers 24/7 care for patients experiencing medical emergencies and includes the following features: 

  • Nine Exam Rooms and One Major Exam Room
  • Onsite Laboratory Services
  • Diagnostic Imaging: MRI, X-ray, CT with Fluro, Ultrasound, Mammography and DEXA Scan (Bone Density) 
  • Helipad for Helicopter Ambulance Service

The addition of the FED completes another step in the City's Vision 2025 for Sustainability, which includes providing leading-edge healthcare opportunities for residents and visitors.

"This is great news for our community," said Mayor Robert Craft. "The completion of this Freestanding Emergency Department brings us one step closer to providing our residents with quality medical care right here in town."

For more information about the Freestanding Emergency Department, please visit

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