Health Building Addition
Check out the expanded building.
Nursing Station Addition Progress:
February 2019: Anishinaabemowin Group named the Health Centre/ Nursing Station Enji-nooj-mo-haad (A place of healing).
June 2019: Ground breaking ceremony for the new wing.
June 2021: Ground was dug down to to prepare for the footings.
August 2019: preparing for the design phase for the addition.
September 2021: Footings were installed.
October 2021: Foundation built, piping installed, and empty space filled with gravel. Late October the supports and framing for the spiritual/gathering space were installed.
November 2021: Framing for the exterior of the building was installed. Enclosed the spiritual/gathering space.
March & April 2022: Exterior windows and doors were installed. Interior framing of rooms was completed.
May 2022: Electrical and plumbing were installed.
August 2022: Drywalling completed; HVAC system installed; epoxy flooring completed; roofing complete.
September 2022: Exterior walls completed to match the rest of the Nursing Station. Interior walls were painted.
October 2022: The addition should be ready to move into by the end of 2022. The electrical is in, ceiling tiles cover the open space; fixtures being installed; cables being connected. The Traditional Wellness Coordinator, Traditional Wellness Assistant, 2 part-time Social Workers, NNADAP worker, and our Health Administrative Assistant will be moving into their offices in the addition. The addition will have our traditional medicine room; spiritual/gathering space will allow for up to 30 people; a visiting office for external practitioners; lunch room for staff; and a room dedicated to all things public health.
Plans are in the making for an “Open House” after staff have moved in, so stay tuned.
Director of Health