Ground Broken for New $33.7 Million Medical Center on Quechan Reservation

Photo Courtesy: William Isbell, Quechan Newsletter Coordinator

Photo Courtesy: William Isbell, Quechan Newsletter Coordinator

 

Published January 29, 2016

QUECHAN INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal council members from the Cocopah and Quechan Indian Tribes on Wednesday morning hosted a ground breaking ceremony to kick off construction of a new $33.7 million medical center.

The long awaited project will provide healthcare services to thousands of Native Americans in the area and will employ about 200 people. The new medical facility will be located on the Quechan Reservation. Construction is expected to start in February. The new facility will encompass more than 76,000 square feet and is expected to take up to 18 months to complete.

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