Care Center is almost ready for Phase 3

Some areas are ready for Phase 3, including the Care Center! Footings for the household kitchen are complete in Phase 3. The former business office is open and the brick walls are torn down as demolition continues. That area will eventually become radiology.

The Care Center now has floors. It's almost ready for Phase 3!

The Care Center now has floors. It’s almost ready for Phase 3!

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Many areas, including ER rooms, pharmacy and a hallway are all studded and ready for drywall.

Many areas, including ER rooms, pharmacy and a hallway are all studded and ready for drywall.

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The garage has walls, now it just needs a roof.

The garage has walls, now it just needs a roof.

Care Center Wing nearly completed

The parking lot is gone, but that just means there’s more room for progress. The household kitchen has many new additions, and the resident rooms are nearing almost ready to go.

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The household kitchen area has cabinets, counter tops, ceiling tiles, and lights.

The household kitchen area has cabinets, counter tops, ceiling tiles, and lights.

The foundation walls are done for the ambulance drive through garage.

The foundation walls are done for the ambulance drive through garage.

Resident rooms are getting final touches.

Resident rooms are getting final touches.

Weathering the weather

Despite the chilly weather conditions, the team is continuing to prepare outside areas for progress. The footings for the ER garage and the employee entrance are completed and the foundation walls have been formed. Inside, many areas now have flooring and paint, including eight resident rooms, kitchen and dining room.

The dining area and the kitchen are now painted.

The dining area and the kitchen are now painted.

The flooring has been installed for all eight resident rooms.

The flooring has been installed for all eight resident rooms.

The kitchen cabinets have arrived!

The kitchen cabinets have arrived!

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The doors to the new OR/procedure room have been installed, and the OR has been painted.

The doors to the new OR/procedure room have been installed, and the OR has been painted.

Warmer weather means more outside progress

Happy spring! Now that the weather is a bit nicer, opportunities for outdoor progress is continuing. Work on the storm sewer is starting up, as well as work on the ambulance garage and vestibule for the employee entrance.

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The rooms and hallways have ceilings, grab bars and handrails. Ceiling tiles will soon have paint in the kitchen and dining room.

The rooms and hallways have ceilings, grab bars and handrails. Ceiling tiles will soon have paint in the kitchen and dining room.

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The footings have been dug for the new ambulance garage and vestibule for the employee entrance.

The footings have been dug for the new ambulance garage and vestibule for the employee entrance.

Hospital staff moved into some of the offices

Some staff members are starting to get settled into their offices! Take a look at how the Care 200 center is progressing. The household kitchen is also ready for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. The OR suite is ready for some paint.

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The staff is starting to get settled into HR, Business, and Medical Records offices.

The staff is starting to get settled into HR, Business, and Medical Records offices.

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The space is now ready for the new pharmacy, hallway, employee area and radiology. The door that will be coming into the CT control room is now visible.

The space is now ready for the new pharmacy, hallway, employee area and radiology. The door that will be coming into the CT control room is now visible.

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The Care Center 200 wing is moving along.  The household kitchen has been taped and mudded and they are working on electrical, plumbing and HVAC.

The Care Center 200 wing is moving along. The household kitchen has been taped and mudded and they are working on electrical, plumbing and HVAC.

Progress on the ER is in full swing

The ER is getting a lot of work done! Now, all 16 patient rooms are sheetrocked and ready for the next step. More studs have been installed, which means more areas are ready for walls.

OR boom and light are almost ready to be installed.

OR boom and light are almost ready to be installed.

New stone has been installed outside of the cafe seating area.

New stone has been installed outside of the cafe seating area.

This will be the ER, pharmacy, and employee break room.

This will be the ER, pharmacy, and employee break room.

The small ER exam room now has sheetrock.

The small ER exam room now has sheetrock.

Studs are up at the entrances of the two ER rooms.

Studs are up at the entrances of the two ER rooms.

This will be the ER Nurses Station area.

This will be the ER Nurses Station area.

The final three hospital rooms have been sheetrocked. Completing the 16 hospital patient rooms.

The final three hospital rooms have been sheetrocked. Completing the 16 hospital patient rooms.

Happy spring!

Spring is here, and rooms, hallways and clinics could pass for complete. More areas are getting ready to take shape, including the resident kitchen.

Dr. Mueller's next outreach clinic is almost ready. Equipment has been moved in.

Dr. Mueller’s next outreach clinic is almost ready. Equipment has been moved in.

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Cafe seating area is now open.

Cafe seating area is now open.

Hospital hallways are coming together.

Hospital hallways are coming together.

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The walk up to the nurses station.

The walk up to the nurses station.

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This is the former large classroom that was the location of many meetings and educational sessions.

This is the former large classroom that was the location of many meetings and educational sessions.

This was the hallway that led to the kitchen.

This was the hallway that led to the kitchen.

The overhead door for the ER garage is open.

The overhead door for the ER garage is open.

Nurses Station is nearly complete

Major sections like the Nurses Station, the flat roofs over the Care Center, and main hallways are nearly complete. The wall between the ER and the ER garage has also been installed and is coming together.

The junction at the entrance into the Care Center and Hospital is coming together.

The junction at the entrance into the Care Center and Hospital is coming together.

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The Nurses Station has been installed and is almost complete.

The Nurses Station has been installed and is almost complete.

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A new hallway is open and ready to be used.

A new hallway is open and ready to be used.

All of the rooms have been taped and sheetrocked.

All of the rooms have been taped and sheetrocked.

The flat roof over the Care Center is complete.

The flat roof over the Care Center is complete.

Painting and roofing starting this week

Eight patient rooms are almost ready to be occupied as of this week, but won’t be until the ER is completed. The temporary roof was pulled back early this week in preparation for roofers.

Once the wall comes down, this hallways will be ready for use.

Once the wall comes down, this hallways will be ready for use.

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Care Center rooms have been sheetrocked.

Care Center rooms have been sheetrocked.

Plumbing rough-ins have been created for the kitchen area of the 200 wing.

Plumbing rough-ins have been created for the kitchen area of the 200 wing.

The temporary roof has been pulled back for the roofers.

The temporary roof has been pulled back for the roofers.

Eight rooms like this are almost completed.

Eight rooms like this are almost completed.

New floors and studs in place.

New floors and studs in place.