Hammond-Henry Hospital to hold open house for South Services Building

Geneseo, IL - A milestone event will take place on Sunday, August 28th for Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo, IL. From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. an open house will be held to commemorate the end of construction on the new South Services Building located at 600 N. College Avenue in Geneseo, IL. Press is invited to attend and encouraged to enter the hospital through the south entrance on College Avenue.

The South Services Building includes new locations for the clinical pharmacy, social services, home health services, material management, maintenance and IT areas. The second floor of the facility features areas for physical rehabilitation services such as physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, occupational therapy and speech therapy. This includes a state-of-the-art aquatic therapy pool, complete with treadmill, underwater observation cameras and a virtual lift. The rehabilitation suite also includes a rooftop therapy area.

The South Services Building is the second completed phase of the larger 73,000 s.f. Designed to be Patient Kind addition/renovation project that is currently taking place at Hammond-Henry Hospital. Construction on this phase began in August 2010. The remainder of the Patient Kind project phases, which includes demolition and renovation of the existing hospital, will be completed by October 2012.

"This is a big step in the project for us," stated Brad Solberg, CEO of Hammond-Henry Hospital. "The design of this building goes a long way in meeting the needs of our patients, visitors and staff."

Hammond-Henry Hospital was established in 1901, utilizing approximately 62 acute and long-term care beds and serves nearly 20,000 residents in the Geneseo, IL area. For more information on Hammond-Henry Hospital, please visit their website at www.hammondhenry.com.

Russell Construction, located in Davenport, IA, is serving as the Design/Builder and General Contractor on this new addition project. Shive-Hattery, located in Moline, IL is providing architect and engineering services. The Patient Kind Addition is the third project that Russell Construction has completed for Hammond-Henry Hospital since 2004. Previously, Russell constructed a 34,000 s.f. addition and renovation to their existing hospital in Geneseo, IL and a 3,500 s.f. medical office building in Colona, IL. For more information on Russell Construction, please visit their website at www.russellco.com.

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