Wheeling Hospital

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Wheeling Hospital
Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, W. Va (74765).jpg
Wheeling Hospital in the early twentieth century
LocationWheeling, West Virginia, United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 40°03′31.5″N 80°41′03.8″W / 40.058750°N 80.684389°W / 40.058750; -80.684389 (1850, Wheeling hospital)
Emergency departmentLevel II trauma center
Beds223 licensed beds
ListsHospitals in West Virginia

Wheeling Hospital is a historic 223 bed hospital at 1 Medical Park in Wheeling, West Virginia. Founded in 1850, it is one of the oldest hospitals in the United States in continuous operation.[1] It was founded by Visitation Nuns and later became affiliated with the convent of the Sisters of St. Joseph.[2] During the Civil War, the hospital was used by the military.[2]

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  1. ^ "About Us". Wheeling Hospital. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Wheeling Hospital - History". wheelinghospital.org. Retrieved November 12, 2018.

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