Preview of progress before the open house

The open house is scheduled for this Friday, and there are many improvements to be shared. The old Care Center 200 wing is gone and they are preparing the foundation for the next step.

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Some of the ER rooms have floors, and they will now begin putting floors in hallways. Doors have also been installed.

Some of the ER rooms have floors, and they will now begin putting floors in hallways. Doors have also been installed.

The front entry to the hospital is beginning to take shape.

The front entry to the hospital is beginning to take shape.

There is a patio between the 100/200 dining room ready to go.

There is a patio between the 100/200 dining room ready to go.

The retaining wall along County Road 7 is in progress.

The retaining wall along County Road 7 is in progress.

The old Care Center 200 wing is gone, and they are now working on underground plumbing and foundation work.

The old Care Center 200 wing is gone, and they are now working on underground plumbing and foundation work.

Happy Fourth of July week!

We hope everyone had a great holiday week! The staff is excited to have been moved into the new Care Center 200 wing this week. Ceilings in many areas of the hospital now have grid, and many of the walls have been painted. Now, floors are getting prepped for floor installation.

The CT room has been painted and ceiling grid has been installed.

The CT room has been painted and ceiling grid has been installed.

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The Pharmacy and the ER have been painted, and cabinetry has been installed. The floors are getting prepped for florring.

The Pharmacy and the ER have been painted, and cabinetry has been installed. The floors are getting prepped for florring.

There's now a foundation wall at the front entrance.

There’s now a foundation wall at the front entrance.

Open house scheduled

Happy June! An Open House has been scheduled for Friday, July 28. Tours of the ER, Hospital area and the first Care Center household will be held. In the meantime, more progress pictures will be posted. Here are this week’s pictures!

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The 200 wing is completely sided. Furniture is waiting to be unpacked!

The 200 wing is completely sided. Furniture is waiting to be unpacked!

 

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Changes are happening to the new front of the building.

Changes are happening to the new front of the building.

 

The ER room has been sheetrocked.

The ER room has been sheetrocked.

 

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.

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.

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.

Eight patient rooms nearly completed

With March rolling in, it’s out with the old and in with the new emergency department. The floors have been dug up and there’s a wide-open space ready for more progress. Eight patient rooms are almost ready to go, but they will not be used until all the patient rooms and the emergency department is complete.

Almost eight rooms similar to this are completed.

Almost eight rooms similar to this are completed.

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Some of the walls are now painted in the hallways, offices, and exam areas.

Some of the walls are now painted in the hallways, offices, and exam areas.

The Care Center 200 Wing now has door frames and plumbing tie ins ready for the next step.

The Care Center 200 Wing now has door frames and plumbing tie ins ready for the next step.

The old maintenance shop and kitchen have been dug up and will turn into the emergency department and garage.

The old maintenance shop and kitchen have been dug up and will turn into the emergency department and garage.

Door frames stacked, waiting for walls!

Door frames stacked, waiting for walls!

The floors have been dug up and plumbing tie ins have been made in the new emergency department and the emergency drive-thru.

The floors have been dug up and plumbing tie ins have been made in the new emergency department and the emergency drive-thru.

Ceilings installed and walls prepped

Studs are being placed in preparation for wall installation. The old maintenance room and kitchen is nearly empty so the crew can start transforming it into the new ER and patient rooms.

The crew is starting to stand up studs for wall installation.

The crew is starting to stand up studs for wall installation.

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Ceiling tiles have been installed.

Ceiling tiles have been installed.

The OR and the scope cleaning room are taking shape.

The OR and the scope cleaning room are taking shape.

The maintenance shop is almost cleared out to become the new ER with three patient rooms.

The maintenance shop is almost cleared out to become the new ER with three patient rooms.

Walls are going up and the Nurses Station is going down

The layout is getting more and more apparent each week, especially with more structures appearing this week. The Nurses Station and the old kitchen is cleared out to be remodeled.

Demo began in the old Nurses Station to be reduced and remodeled.

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Nurses Station starting to take shape.

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Scaffolding has been put up in the OR.

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Grab bars and nurse call stations have been installed into the patient bathrooms.

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Walls have been put into the hallway entering the hospital.

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