CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – APRIL 4, 2019

Circling back on some updates with FirstLight’s building project, many internal changes are happening, not visible to the public—-

The hospital lab (not visible to the public) is slated for a remodel and move to a different location – to the old chemo / infusion services area. The finishing touches are happening:  flooring, tile, sinks.  A cool new piece of equipment was installed, a pneumatic tube system to help with efficiency, allowing specimens to be transported between labs.

If everything goes as planned, the new and improved hospital lab will be functional at the  end of April.

New hospital lab
The Common’s area:

The area behind Central Registration will be called the Commons area, the space — the area that will connect Registration to the dining area, rehab services, and inpatient.   Sheetrocking, new tile, and new doors area being constructed now.  Abundant waiting and seating will be available as well as the business office and medical records services being front and center.

Clinic

The clinic expansion is well underway and expected to be completed this summer as well.   The roof  and wall rough-ins are complete.   The expansion will add 7500 additional square feet allowing for more exam rooms, provider offices and additional services:  Opioid stewardship program, diabetes education, care coordination, mental health, etc.

FLHS’s south view of the clinic expansion
Interior walls in the new clinic, framed and sheet rocked
Main Entrance

The most visible part of construction at this time is the main entrance.  This will end up being the most architecturally  profound of the entire project. Stay tuned for advancements on section!

Wall framing at main entrance