SEARHC agrees to construct new hospital in Sitka
August 5, 2021
SouthEast Alaska Regional Healthcare Consortium announced an agreement Friday to construct a new multimillion dollar medical center in Sitka.
The Mt. Edgecumbe Expansion and Construction Project will replace the Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center on Japonski Island.
The Indian Health Service and SEARHC signed a joint venture agreement on July 23 that will see SEARHC design the new facility and fund its construction and IHS provide long-term funding for operations and maintenance.
"To continue to meet the needs of our communities and provide high-quality medical services for Southeast Alaska, an a...