Sebasticook Valley Health in Pittsfield is undergoing a $12 million renovation to improve its medical and surgical facilities and its boilers.
The 25-bed hospital will spend $9.5 million to upgrade its medical-surgical inpatient unit, including upgrading the rooms and converting five rooms into two-person suites, according to the Morning Sentinel. The inpatient unit will be expanded by about 13,000 square feet, and the entire hospital will be expanded by about 33,000 square feet. It will also spend $2.5 million upgrading its utilities and physical plant. Construction is expected to start in June and be completed by the fall of 2013.
The Pittsfield Planning Board recently approved its site plan application, and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection has issued all permits needed.
Sebasticook Valley Health has about 355 employees and other health facilities, including rehabilitation centers and walk-in offices in Clinton, Newport and Pittsfield.