Groundbreaking held for JSH Emergency Department, E.C. Green Cancer Center expansion

Some may call the project well overdue, as Jennie Stuart Health held a groundbreaking Thursday morning for the future expansion of the Emergency Department and the E.C. Green Cancer Center.

The expansion will make use of the space between the existing Emergency Department and Canton Pike, and Building Committee Chair Charles Turner says this is a great project not just for Jennie Stuart, but for the community as a whole.

Jennie Stuart Health Foundation Chair Tracey Clark says it will bring the best quality care to those in the region with state-of-the-art technology.

Board of Trustees President Derrick Watson says with this expansion project, they’re not just benefiting people now, but also those to come in the future.

The physical expansion will extend the Emergency Department and relocate it to the new building—the interior renovation will broaden the E.C. Green Cancer Center significantly, with both to hopefully be completed by the end of 2024. The project as a whole will cost about $32.1 million.