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2010’s health stories included opening of new hospital
Sacramento Bee

The opening of the new Mercy Medical Center Merced, a local couple who participated in a national chain of kidney transplants and planned Medi-Cal coverage expansion were among the highlights for local health news in 2010.

Mercy Medical Center’s $260 million, seven-story facility opened at 333 Mercy Ave. just east of Merced College off G Street. A parade of ambulances on opening day proceeded down on G Street, transporting 125 patients across town from the hospital’s old 13th Street location.