Aug 12, 2010-
Aug 12, 2010
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Petaluma Health Center to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony at New Clinic Site
The new 53,000-square-foot facility would more than double the health center's capacity, serve thousands of additional residents in the region
Petaluma Health Center
Event Description
Media Advisory
  • The new 53,000-square-foot facility would more than double the health center’s capacity, serve thousands of additional residents in the region
  • New clinic to feature integrated medicine program combining Western medicine and alternative therapies such as acupuncture, massage therapy and yoga
WHAT:           Petaluma Health Center will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at a recently purchased office building that will help the clinic more than double its capacity to expand its health care services to the region’s residents. The new 53,000-square-foot facility was purchased after receiving $5.87 million capital lending from UnitedHealth Group’s California Health Care Investment Program, a 20-year, $200 million commitment to health care organizations that provide services to underserved and underinsured communities throughout California.  Petaluma Health Center also received $9.4 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds and other federal monies to renovate the new facility, which is scheduled to be opened next year.
WHO:             Kathie Powell, CEO, Petaluma Health Center
Pamela Torliatt, mayor of Petaluma
Nurit Licht, M.D., medical director, Petaluma Health Center
                        Rob Tomaszewski, board vice president, Petaluma Health Center
Steven Henry, UnitedHealth Group
Mike Harris, Petaluma city council member
Daryl Johnson, building project manager
WHEN:           Friday, Aug. 13, 2010
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE:        1179 N. McDowell Blvd.
                        Petaluma, CA 94954
VISUAL:        The groundbreaking ceremony will include a photo-op of officials wearing hard hats and shoveling.
For more information, please contact, or Matthew Yi at (714) 226-3842,
Fee: $0.00

Contact Information
Name: Tim Moran    
Phone: 707-559-7574




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