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Posted on Sat, Aug 28, 2010 : 5:58 p.m.

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System's Ann Arbor Medical Center receives $6.5 million

By Heather Lockwood

More than $6.5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will help pay for improvements to the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System's facility in Ann Arbor.

The funds will help pay for renovations to the facility's Infusion Center and the addition of about 15,340 square feet to the Emergency Department and Urgent Care, according to the release.

Other improvements include the construction of a new lobby, reception area and adjoining ambulance entrance, new treatment and exam rooms, observation and trauma rooms and staff work areas.

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