Sheboygan, Wis. – Today, the Sheboygan Area School District, Aurora Health Care and the City of Sheboygan jointly announced a plan to improve local access to health care while making a major reinvestment in Sheboygan. The proposal calls for a new outpatient surgery center and medical office building in Sheboygan, as well as the construction of upgraded fields for baseball, soccer and football.
Aurora will make a total investment of $86.4 million in the City of Sheboygan, including $5 million towards the development and upgrade of the recreation facilities being relocated. Estimates call for Aurora’s new building to generate more than $200,000 in annual property taxes, adding new and ongoing revenue to the city’s tax base. Operation of the new facility will also add highly skilled jobs in Sheboygan.
“Aurora is dedicated to the health and wellness of this community and we are excited to invest in the future of Sheboygan,” said Dave Graebner, president of Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. “Our medical campus has been operating at capacity for many years. This multi-faceted proposal will expand patient access to high-quality health care and have a significant positive impact on Sheboygan.”
“This is great news for the city of Sheboygan and the future generations of our community,” said Don Hammond, president of the Sheboygan Common Council. “Today’s proposal is an example of dedicated community partners working together to find creative solutions and long-term benefits for our city.”
The proposal calls for a series of projects throughout Sheboygan that would provide new, expanded or upgraded facilities at the following sites:
“We are happy to work with Aurora as they expand in our community in a way that will benefit the local economy,” said David Gallianetti, president of the Sheboygan Area School District Board of Education. “There are many winners in this project.”
Pending approvals, construction will begin this summer.
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, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 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.
About the Sheboygan Area School District:
The Sheboygan Area School District is a proven leader in the development of innovative and successful academic programs. A wealth of opportunities provide students with a personalized educational experience including the options to explore a variety of academic areas, develop talents, learn at their own pace, explore new interests, and prepare for future success in school and in life.
To learn more about the unique opportunities available in the Sheboygan Area School District, visit our website at www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us or call the Superintendent’s Office at (920) 459-3511.
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