Construction Plans Underway for New Aurora Health Center in Manitowoc

Clinic Scheduled to Open in 2018

February 16, 2017

Manitowoc, Wis. - Aurora Health Care will construct a new 18,000 square foot Aurora Health Center located on Dewey Street on the south side of Manitowoc. The new facility is scheduled to open in the summer of 2018.

“As our patient volumes in Manitowoc continue to grow, developing additional access to our programs and services remains a key focus for us,” said Christine Larson, BSN, RN, senior director administrator, Aurora Health Care Medical Group in Manitowoc County.  “This project aligns with our vision of providing Manitowoc County with the resources we need to live well.”

The new Aurora Health Center will house several departments including urgent care, an occupational health clinic, retail pharmacy, and lab/X-ray services. There will also be an employer sponsored clinic through Aurora BayCare Employer Services

The new facility will serve as a replacement clinic for the current Aurora Health Center located on Reed Avenue. “As we move forward in this process, renovations will also take place at the medical office building at the Aurora Health Center in Two Rivers to ensure we are adhering to the highest standards at all of our locations in Manitowoc County,” added Larson.

“We looked at a number of different options for the current Aurora Health Center on Reed Avenue,” explained Larson. “After evaluating all options from remodeling to replacement, we determined that it was in Aurora’s and the community’s best interest to build a replacement clinic. The services from the Reed Avenue location will transition to the new location with the exception of internal medicine services which will transition to existing Aurora locations within Manitowoc County.”

 

About Aurora Health Care:

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, more than 150 clinics, more than 70 pharmacies and more than 33,000 caregivers. As evidenced by more than 300 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account and our Pinterest account.

News Media Resources

Public Relations Guidelines and Procedures

The public relations team at Aurora Health Care operates under the following guidelines and procedures:

To arrange interviews, press should call public relations. A member of our team can help access a specialist. If the person a reporter requests is not available, we may be able to provide an alternative source.

Protecting the privacy of patients and families is our responsibility; it's also the law. Please do not come to our sites unannounced. Rather, contact public relations and we will find experts for interviews and connect you. We'll also make an effort to contact patients upon your request to ascertain their interest in being interviewed.

Ensuring patient confidentiality and privacy, and exhibiting sensitivity to all of the patients, families and employees at Aurora Health Care is of vital concern. Therefore, reporters, film crews and photographers must always be accompanied by a public relations team member while on any of the campuses.

To be photographed or videotaped at Aurora Health Care, patients or their legal guardians must sign a consent form. A member of our public relations team can arrange this.

Because of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) patients over 18 or their legal guardian must complete a release form before anyone who works at Aurora Health Care can release confidential information about a patient. A member of our public relations team can arrange consent

Reporters inquiring about a patient’s condition should contact a member of our public relations team, with the individual's full name.