Memorial Hospital in Carthage builds new 5,000 square foot addition

A new addition is currently being constructed on the south side of the main Memorial Hospital building in Carthage. This addition will house additional needed space that will have a variety of functions.

Due to the move of the convenient care and walk-in clinic to the hospital campus in March of 2021 and the coronavirus pandemic, our plans to expand were delayed. The addition includes 5,000 square feet, 1,300 square feet of which will be conference space. Memorial Hospital organization is in need of additional conference space, as their main conference room has been converted into what is now the Walk-in/Convenient Care clinic, inside of Memorial Medical Building. Essentially, this space will better serve our cardiac, pulmonary, and diabetes patients as those services will move to the new space. The expansion will also have a teaching kitchen which will allow for cooking classes and includes cameras for remote or virtual classes. This teaching kitchen will be utilized by Memorial Hospital’s Registered Dietitian in order to expand nutritional patient education opportunities further. Lastly, the new space will include a conference room. The team at Memorial Hospital expects construction to be completed in early 2022.

Rob Biondolino, Director of Plant Operations at Memorial Hospital, states, “As we continue to expand and add new service lines within our organization, this addition was absolutely vital. We are very excited to have this brand new space to support our continuously growing organization.”

Memorial Hospital will continue to update the community regarding the status and progression of this project. Upon completion, Memorial Hospital plans to host an open house in this new space.

Memorial Hospital is a 501(c)(3), non-profit critical access hospital, which employs over 250 individuals, offers emergency, surgical, imaging (x-ray), laboratory, obstetrics, seven clinics throughout the region, specialty clinics, and more. Memorial Hospital has served the residents of Hancock County and surrounding areas since 1950. For more information, find us on the web at