New Guthrie Corning Hospital (with photos)

By Haley Burton
By Cody Butler
By Keith Zubrow

June 27, 2014 Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 4:44 PM EST

Corning, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Guthrie unveiled its new Guthrie Corning hospital on Friday morning.

The 235,000 square foot facility cost $142 million and will begin seeing outpatients on July 12.

New York's Lieutenant Governor, Robert Duffy, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony, which marked the completion of more than two years of construction.

The hospital boasts 65 single occupancy patient rooms, a 24-hour emergency department and a helipad, to help reduce critical transport time.

The building also features an adjoining 18,000 square foot cancer center along with an eight bed intensive care unit.

Guthrie Corning Hospital is one of two state-designated stroke centers in the Southern Tier.

It is only the second new hospital to be built it in New York in the last 25 years.

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