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Breaking Ground on New Outpatient Facility




WASHINGTON HEALTH SYSTEM - Breaking Ground on New Outpatient Facility

WASHINGTON PA, August, 2016 — Washington Health System announced today that it will soon add a new facility to its integrated network of care. The new facility will be an outpatient center located in California, PA and will be the new home of WHS Family Medicine - California. This WHS Washington Physicians Group practice has been serving the local residents and the students of CAL U since 2004. The outpatient center will also house a lab draw site, space for specialty physicians as well as additional space to add diagnostic and other services in the future.

The facility, Washington Health System Outpatient Center – California, will be a single-story, 9,000-square-foot building conveniently located off the California Turnpike exit, in the California Technology Park. Construction, once underway, will take approx. 8 months and the facility will celebrate its grand opening in summer of 2017.

On August 30th, 2016, a groundbreaking ceremony was held on site. Those in attendance included Washington County Commissioners Larry Maggi and Harlan Shober, State Rep. Peter Daley and other local elected officials, representatives from Washington Health System’s board of trustees and administration, and a variety of other business and community members.

During the event, Gary Weinstein, President and CEO of Washington Health System said, “The practice of Allison Verenna, M. D. and the care team at WHS Family Medicine—California has outgrown its current facility on Third Street in California. This new facility, still located in the borough of California, will offer better parking, easier access for most patients, and enough space to add a second family physician to enable the growing practice to continue to serve more of the area’s residents locally. We appreciate the help of the borough, the Redevelopment Authority, the county commissioners, California University and everyone else who has supported the planning and development of this project.”

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About Washington Health System:

Employing more than 2,300 highly trained medical professionals, Washington Health System provides health care services at more than 40 off-site locations throughout three counties. In addition to its flagship 260 licensed bed hospital in Washington, Pa., WHS operates Washington Health System Greene, a community centered 49-bed hospital, in Waynesburg Pennsylvania. Washington Health System’s integrated system of care also consists of diagnostic centers, outpatient care facilities, the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center and Greenbriar Treatment Center all seamlessly working together to provide excellent patient-and-family-centered care.

About WHS Family Medicine – California:

Washington Health System Family Medicine - California has been providing quality care to the resident of California PA and surrounding communities since 2004. WHS Family Medicine – California are proud to offer accessible and complete medical care for acute illnesses, chronic diseases and preventative health maintenance. Their board-certified physician, Allison Verenna, MD., and staff are dedicated to providing medical care which is specifically tailored to the needs of each patient and their family.


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Stephanie Wagoner
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