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Building f Heal

     New Newport
Health Center Opens

Staff have moved into our new Newport Health Center
and the doors have opened to serve patients there.

It has been a busy, exciting year since ground      Says New London Hospital (NLH) President and
was broken for this significant project,             CEO Bruce King, “We are thrilled to be advancing
which has remained on time and on budget.           care in Newport by way of this brand-new facility,
Fundraising has succeeded too, with over            which is 75% larger than our previous space, with a
$1.4 million confirmed in gifts and pledges,         design that will improve delivery of care and allow
added to a large bequest from the estate of         for expanded services. Just as we do at our main
Pat Kelsey, for a total of $2.1 million against     campus in New London, we will now be able on an
our $2.2 million goal. Thank you to all who         ongoing basis to evaluate community health needs
have participated to date! We will continue         in the Newport portion of our service area and
to receive gifts and pledges for the project        consider adding services there for which we find
through 2016.
                                                 “sufficient demand.”
                                                            We are thrilled to be advancing

                                                    care in Newport by way of this brand-

                                                    new facility... with a design that will

                                                 ”improve delivery of care and allow

                                                    for expanded services.

                                                    – NLH President and CEO Bruce King

                                                    In the coming weeks, the old building will be
                                                    demolished and the drive-up to the new building
                                                    will be created. (In the spring, landscaping will
                                                    be completed.) We will celebrate at a ribbon-
                                                    cutting ceremony on November 29 at 4pm,
                                                    to which all are welcome. Please join us!

Benjamin Holobowicz, PA-C
in the Family Medicine Department

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