CaroMont Health (Gastonia, N.C.) is planning a new hospital and medical campus in Belmont, N.C., as part of the regional healthcare system’s initiative to invest more than $300 million in new and expanded facilities in and around Gaston County, N.C., over the next three years.

Situated on 28 acres, CaroMont Regional Medical Center-Belmont will include a 66-bed hospital with 54-acute care beds and 12 observation beds, 16-room emergency department (ED), labor and delivery unit, operating rooms (ORs), and diagnostic testing and imaging services. Also planned is a medical office building and parking deck.

The medical center is scheduled to open in mid-2023.