Officials celebrated the groundbreaking on Friday for a new stand-by yourself crisis clinic alongside Condition Route 3 in Spotsylvania County.

The new clinic will be constructed at the Route 3 intersection with Chancellor Village Lane and Solitary Oak Street, supplying closer unexpected emergency treatment for people in the western part of the county.

The ER clinic will be owned and operated by the Spotsylvania Regional Health care Centre.

Function on the making is anticipated to start soon, with the unexpected emergency room slated to open in mid-2022.

The clinic will be additional than 10,000 square feet, with 11 treatment rooms as nicely as a trauma and resuscitation place. The clinic will be outfitted with a CT scanner, X-Ray equipment, laboratory and a devoted unexpected emergency motor vehicle entry.

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David McKnight, Spotsylvania Hospital’s CEO, pointed out that website traffic difficulties in the spot make it challenging to get locations in a hurry. He claimed the new clinic can assistance conserve life.

“When each and every next counts in an unexpected emergency, patients are entitled to uncomplicated obtain to healthcare,” he advised a smaller crowd at Friday’s ceremony.

Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors Chairman Kevin Marshall also lauded the clinic.