In a move toward capital and redevelopment projects planned from 2017 to 2031. Warden Gerry Marshall and County Council made the 15-year pledge official with the Simcoe County Hospital Alliance (SCHA) March 27.
The investment is aimed at improving access to critical services and the quality of care for residents, bringing their total commitment to $107 million over a 37-year period.
“I want to thank the Country for their visionary leadership. We greatly appreciate the generous support you provide and your commitment to supporting access and excellence in healthcare services for the residents of Simcoe County,” said Pat Campbell, Chair, SCHA and President & CEO, Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital.
The SCHA includes Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Georgian Bay General Hospital, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Stevenson Memorial Hospital and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.
“Our hospitals have a direct impact on the social and economic well-being of our communities. We understand the challenges related to access, wait times and increasingly complex care needs of patients, and these funds are a direct investment in the quality of care our residents will receive for decades to come,” said Warden Gerry Marshall.
For information, visit: www.simcoe.ca