An important step in the process has been taken with the filing of a Certificate of Need (CON) application with the Georgia Department of Community Health for a new 60-bed general hospital right here in Lee County.
Over the coming months, the Department of Community Health will continue to review the application, and a decision on whether or not to grant approval for the CON is anticipated by November 15. We will work closely with the state during this time, and if the application is approved, we expect to break ground on the new hospital in early 2018.
We’re committed to keeping our community informed as we move through this process, and there will be many opportunities to stay updated along the way.
We are thankful and humbled by all of the support we have received from the community so far. It’s clear to us that our community believes in the vision for the new hospital as much as we do.