WAUSAU (WAOW) — North Central Health Care is one other step nearer to breaking floor on their main renovation mission. But, they’re nonetheless asking the community for input.
“We’re part of a neighborhood and so as a neighbor you want to communicate, you want to talk about what you’re doing,” mentioned Michael Loy, the CEO of North Central Health Care.
The plans had been first shared throughout a Southeast Side Neighborhood assembly. During that assembly, many residents expressed considerations concerning the proximity of a community primarily based residential facility and a youth hospital to Marshall Street.
During an input session on Thursday, a community member as soon as once more raised these considerations.
“The thing I hear over and over and over is move the buildings back. I feel like they’re not moved far enough,” mentioned the community member.
Those constructing will home sufferers within the drug and alcohol restoration program at North Central Health Care. They have now been moved again 200 ft from the road for the reason that preliminary plans.
Loy mentioned security shouldn’t be a priority.
“Safety has been a tremendous focal point for us in this entire process,” he mentioned. “Our campus will be fundamentally more safe than it is today.”
Loy and different officers mentioned the services are wanted, creating a spot the place care will be given inside the community.
In addition to the youth hospital and community primarily based residential facility, there may also be updates to the aquatic heart and Mount View Care Center.
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