Meridian Star

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September 7, 2013

Groundbreaking set for Choctaw Health Center Replacement Project

MERIDIAN —     A groundbreaking ceremony for a $55 million health center in Choctaw will take place Monday at the construction site.

    The Choctaw Health Center Replacement Project is a joint venture project with the Indian Health Service and is funded by USDA Rural Development and Trustmark National Bank. Once complete, the new facility will be twice the size of its predecessor built in 1976.

    The 178,000-square-foot campus will house a 20-bed in-patient department; 36-room outpatient department; 18-chair dental department; six treatment rooms (two of which will be equipped for trauma); emergency department; treatment facilities such as x-ray, lab, physical therapy and audiology; behavioral health and community and public health services; the emergency medical services department; and all necessary support services such as housekeeping, maintenance, storage and supply.

    The construction site is located on New Frog Level Road (right onto Industrial Road, 1.5 miles first right onto New Frog Level Road, Site is located at the dead end.)

    Public parking will be in the east parking lot of Golden Moon Hotel & Casino. Shuttle service to the site will be provided.

What: Groundbreaking ceremony for the Choctaw Health Center

Replacement Project

When: Monday, 10 a.m.

Where: Construction site, New Frog Level Road in Choctaw

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