CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Driscoll Children's Hospital announced Thursday that it now hosts a Level 4 NICU, or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Driscoll's NICU was officially designated following a rigorous site visit conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics' NICU Verification Program earlier this year.
Level 4 is the highest level of care available for premature and critically-ill newborns.
Driscoll Children's Hospital serves an area of South Texas that covers 31 counties.
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