9/16/17 – A new state-of-the-art facility at the Waupun Memorial Hospital is set to launch this month. 14 new surgical rooms, four new OB-GYN quarters, and three ICU rooms make up the majority of the $23-million dollar expansion. Chief Operating Officer with the hospital DeAnn Thurmer says the older rooms in the hospital were not set up for many of the safety regulations there are now. One of the updates included an in room television giving patients access to games, movies, and their medical records. There is also increased natural lighting, larger rooms and bathrooms with wider doorways, lift equipment, and a rehab gym. There will be a public grand opening on Sunday, September 24 from 11am to 2pm. Thurmer says after a final cleaning on Monday, the new facility will begin seeing patient inflow on Tuesday.