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  • Emergency Department expansion unveiled

    (July 15, 2024) A ribbon cutting on July 15 celebrated UC Davis Health’s state-of-the-art Emergency Department (ED) expansion.

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  • United States Resiliency Council awards UC Davis Health with recognition

    (July 2, 2024) The United States Resiliency Council has awarded UC Davis Health with platinum resiliency recognition for Parking Structure 4 (PS4).

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  • California Tower receives national design award

    (June 24, 2024) The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized UC Davis Health’s forthcoming California Tower at the 2024 Healthcare Design Awards on June 8.

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  • Pharmacy Shared Services Center opens

    (April 2, 2024) This week, the Pharmacy Shared Service Center opened featuring its state-of-the-art medication inventory and distribution equipment.

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  • Construction activity: 45th Street crosswalk closure

    (March 15, 2024) On Friday, Mar. 22, the California Tower team closed the 45th Street crosswalk that connects the Cancer Center and the Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion.

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  • Transportation and Fleet Services secure Certificate of Occupancy

    (January 25, 2024) Facilities Planning and Development secured a Certificate of Occupancy for the new Transportation and Fleet Services facility, located offsite at Berry Avenue off Power Inn Road, paving the way for the relocation slated for February.

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  • Our 2024 progress towards Vision 2030

    (January 17, 2024) Vision 2030 will double the size of the Sacramento campus from 3.6 to 7 million gross square feet. This unparalleled construction program is transforming our health system for the future.

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  • UC Davis Health marks close-in ceremony for innovative 48X Complex

    (January 10, 2024) UC Davis Health celebrated a construction milestone for the 48X Complex, a four-story building that will feature one of the largest ambulatory surgery centers in the country.

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  • West Entrance permanently closed

    (January 2, 2024) UC Davis Health teams continue to work together to vacate the North-South Wing of the Medical Center to comply with Assembly Bill 2190 - California’s Seismic Compliance. As of Dec. 29, 2023, the West Entrance to the Medical Center is permanently closed. 

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  • Seismic rating signage to be posted throughout Sacramento campus

    (December 20, 2023) In the coming weeks, seismic rating signage will be posted in the Main Hospital, Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion (SESP), Davis Tower and the Central Plant.  

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  • ‘Raise that beam’: Folsom Medical Office Building frame complete

    (December 7, 2023) Folsom MOB construction crews used a crane to lift the final beam of steel into place Dec. 7, in what is called a “topping out” ceremony.

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  • Building Together: FP&D successfully hosts second annual industry day

    (November 22, 2023) With more than 500 industry partners in attendance, UC Davis Health’s Facilities Planning and Development (FP&D) division hosted its second annual industry day — Building Together — on Oct. 30, 2023.

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  • Aggie Square’s state-of-the-art life sciences and education buildings take shape

    (November 17, 2023) School of Medicine leaders tour Aggie Square’s Life Sciences Technology Engineering East and Life-Long Learning buildings.

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  • Photos: The first steel beams are up at Folsom campus

    (November 3, 2023) Construction crews erected the first steel beams at the Folsom Center for Health, UC Davis Health’s planned 40-acre campus off Hwy 50 and E. Bidwell.

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  • October update: Moving out of North-South Wing

    (October 31, 2023) UC Davis Health teams continue to work together to vacate the North-South Wing of the Medical Center to comply with Assembly Bill 2190 - California’s Seismic Compliance.

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  • Stockton prenatal clinic cuts the ribbon at new location

    (October 24, 2023) The prenatal clinic in Stockton successfully welcomes first patients at the new, expanded location.

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  • Leadership message: Improving seismic safety at UC Davis Health

    (October 18, 2023) As a Level One Trauma Center, UC Davis Health serves as a regional safe harbor during emergency events such as earthquakes. UC Davis Health is taking many steps to ensure the safety of our buildings in such an event so that we can remain operational and our buildings safe for patients and staff.

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  • Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building recognized regionally and nationally

    (October 13, 2023) The Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building received top awards from the Construction Managers Association of America and the Sacramento Business Journal.

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  • Construction updates: Ticon 3 building closure, Parking Structure 5 update

    (September 15, 2023) The following are upcoming building and construction updates for the week of Sept. 11. The projects will have slight parking impacts.

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  • Eye Institute named one of Sac Business Journal’s 'Best Real Estate Projects'

    (September 13, 2023) The Sacramento Business Journal recognized the Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute as a standout development during its 2023 Best Real Estate Projects of the Year awards breakfast on Sept. 7.

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  • ‘Mammovan’ rolls into Oak Park to bring breast cancer screening to women

    (September 11, 2023) Instead of coming to a clinic, a clinic came to the community. Free mobile mammograms were provided to low-income women in Oak Park.

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  • September update: Moving out of North-South Wing

    (September 8, 2023) Locker room closures beginning Friday, Sept. 15

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  • Signs of progress on new Folsom Medical Office Building

    (August 28, 2023) Work is getting underway on the new Folsom Medical Office Building at Highway 50 and E. Bidwell Street in Folsom. The outpatient facility is set to open in 2025.

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  • FP&D taking inventory in hospital via LiDAR scanning

    (August 16, 2023) Facilities, Planning and Development has begun taking inventory of nonstructural components within the main hospital.

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  • Davis clinic expands radiology services to community

    (August 15, 2023) Patients can now access more radiology services close to their homes, thanks to a collection of new offerings at the UC Davis Health clinic location in Davis.

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  • Topping off ceremony marks construction milestone of the 48X Complex

    (August 8, 2023) UC Davis Health celebrated the structural completion of the 48X Complex, the new ambulatory surgery center located at the corner of 48th and X streets.

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  • August update: Moving out of North-South Wing

    (August 1, 2023) Work continues to vacate the North-South Wing of the UC Davis Medical Center to comply with California’s earthquake regulations by the end of 2023.

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  • New teen patient lounge brings healing power of fun

    (July 5, 2023) Rock band The Who and its Teen Cancer America organization help give hospitalized teenagers a break from medical care

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  • 48X update: Ambulatory Center enters exciting new construction phase

    (June 20, 2023) Last week, the 48X Complex literally started to take shape. Steel framing began and will continue over the next couple of months.

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  • Team behind the California Tower project

    (May 30, 2023) The dynamic team of leaders reflect on launching one of the nation’s largest progressive design build projects in health care

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  • Our first Industry Day

    (October 21, 2022) UC Davis Health Facilities Planning and Development hosted UC Davis Health’s first ever Industry Day event for AECs, subcontractors and other interested parties

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  • UC Davis Health Construction Updates

    Archive of UC Davis construction project updates from the Office of Government and Community Relations

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  • Construction starts for Folsom Medical Office Building

    (October 20, 2021) New facilities and a proposed new community represent the university’s commitment to promoting healthy aging in the region

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