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Reinvest & Renew: Join SMHC for a Sanford Construction Kickoff and Open House

September 24, 2019

Sanford 450Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is hosting an open house on Tuesday, October 8 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Sanford Medical Center, 25 June Street, in Sanford. The celebration is to kick-off­ the $34 million project that confirms SMHC’s continued commitment to invest in the Sanford community and York County. Join other community members for virtual tours and to hear about SMHC and Maine Behavioral Healthcare’s new behavioral health unit as well as Summer Commons, the new eldercare facility, both slated to open in 2020.

In January, Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) announced plans to significantly enhance and expand the scope of health services it offers in Sanford to better meet the health needs of the local community and of greater York County. The plan calls for investments totaling $34 million to expand, enhance and add a variety of health services identified as critical to the local community. The plan includes construction of a new, modern long-term care center for older adults, the establishment of a short-stay, inpatient behavioral health care unit and general upgrades to the SMHC Medical Center in Sanford, formerly Goodall Hospital. The projects are in addition to more than $10 million of investment that has already been made in the facility’s technology, operations and outpatient services since the merger to form Southern Maine Health Care in 2014.

The public and media are welcome to join us for this special event. Please RSVP to info@smhc.org or 207-283-7234. Refreshments will be provided.

About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is a national award-winning healthcare organization with a non-profit mission “to improve the health and health care of the communities we serve.”  SMHC includes a full service, acute care medical center in Biddeford, with York County’s only inpatient mental health unit. Emergency care, surgical services and diagnostic and therapy services are available at SMHC’s Medical Centers in Biddeford and Sanford. SMHC offers primary care and multi-specialty physician services, diagnostic and therapy services and Walk-In Care centers in York County communities including Biddeford, Kennebunk, Saco, Sanford and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited and has been recognized for quality excellence by numerous outside organizations. SMHC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. To learn more, visit www.smhc.org.

Media Contact:
Allison Kenty
617-529-3123
akenty@smhc.org

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