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State Approves Expansion of Acuity Facility in Wheeling

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Acuity Specialty Hospital Ohio Valley plans a $1 million expansion of its long-term acute care facility in Wheeling.

The West Virginia Health Care Authority has issued a certificate of need for the project. The certificate allows Acuity to add 16 beds to its 13-bed facility within Wheeling Hospital.

A date for the expansion hasn’t been set. Acuity director Joe Garcucciotold The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that the project is in the planning stage.