Ground has officially been broken on the new Eastville Community Health Center. In a ceremony at the site on Route 13 in Eastville Wednesday morning, several dignitaries, including Governor Ralph Northam, spoke to commemorate the occasion.

The new facility will combine the Franktown and Bayview Community Health centers for a 24,000 square foot facility, which is larger than the current Franktown and Bayview Community Health Centers combined. It will offer many new state of the art features.

Here is George McMath, the Chairman of the Capital Campaign to raise funds for the center, offering his comments at the ceremony:

 

Northampton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Spencer Murray also gave remarks:

 

And last but not least, Governor Ralph Northam offered his remarks:

The Eastville Community Health Center’s projected completion date is November 2019.