A major expansion project is underway at the Hopewell Health Center location at 31891 State Route 93 north of McArthur.

According to Front Office Coordinator Alyx Weaver, the project is a major build-on, which will allow the company to close another office it rents in downtown McArthur at 313 Main St.

 Weaver explained the added space will make room for the medical, dental, and mental health operations to be under one roof. There will also be a small kitchen built in the back with a laundry room included. Some of the clients they serve need to learn basic life skills and they will be able to practice doing laundry and washing dishes in the expanded facility.

Another part of the expansion project is vastly expanding the parking lot in front of the building. Some of the front lawn has already been bulldozed to make way for the additional parking. There will be room for buses, vans, and other vehicles to drop people off and the consolidated location will make it more convenient for all parties. The construction project is being done by Hoon Construction and should be completed in the late fall.

Hopewell Health Center operates 22 sites in nine Southern Ohio counties. Its mission is providing access to affordable, high-quality, integrated health care for all. The company employs many health care professionals in the form of family-practice physicians, dentists, adult, child, adolescent psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and advanced practice nurses.

Hopewell Health Center also employs social workers, counselors, psychologists, and chemical dependency counselors. They also have a registered dietician and many more. 

For more information on the company, log onto their Facebook Page at Hopewell Health Centers.