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Moore, OK will get temporary hospital

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A temporary hospital building is set to open this year in Moore, OK, after a tornado hit the community in May.

Norman Regional Health System officials say the temporary facility is expected to open in late November or early December.

The Norman Transcript reports that the emergency and urgent care treatment facility will have CT and X-ray capabilities and a lab.  That means outpatient lab services can be performed in Moore while the new hospital is being built.

More than 40 Norman Regional Health System employees and eight volunteers lost their homes in the May tornadoes.

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