Lake Regional Health System hosted a ribbon cutting on Aug. 24 and a community open house on Aug. 26 to celebrate the Eldon clinic's expansion. Guests at both events toured the new two-story, 20,000-square-foot addition, located at 416 S. Maple St. Lake Regional is using the new space to bring in several specialists and open a retail pharmacy while continuing to provide family medicine, pediatrics, Express Care and rehabilitation therapies.
The pharmacy opens Friday, Sept. 1, to be available along with Lake Regional Express Care – Eldon during the Labor Day weekend. Other areas in the expansion will open Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Pictured at the Aug. 24 ribbon cutting are Lake Regional board members and administration, including (back row) Kevin McRoberts; Tom Williams; Scott Poest; Patrick O'Neil, D.O.; Corey ten Bensel; Charles McElyea; John Parrish; (front row) Michael Burcham; Larry Shields; Dennis Michaelree; Joyce Malmberg; Clayton Rogers; Jim Judas; John Caine; Michael E. Henze, CEO; and David Halsell.