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Groundbreaking Held for the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center

Groundbreaking Held for the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center

Friday, July 23, 2021

Press Release

Zanesville, Ohio (July 23, 2021) Genesis HealthCare System held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, July 23, to kick off the construction of the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center. The state-of-the-art facility will provide improved access to high-quality, advanced healthcare to Coshocton County residents. It will open in early 2023.


“Today marks the beginning of a new era of healthcare in the Coshocton area,” said Matthew Perry, President and CEO, Genesis HealthCare System. “This ceremony symbolizes the excitement that is building for the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center. Our new facility will combine superior clinical information technology, advanced clinical equipment, and the latest in healthcare facility design with the best physicians, nurses, technologists and support staff to create the optimum patient experience.”  


Located at 48119 US 36, Coshocton, the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center will have 60,000 sq. ft. of floor space in a one-story structure that features a modern design with amenities to enhance the patient experience. Services available include an Emergency Department; Outpatient Surgery Center; overnight observation unit; imaging department; laboratory; pharmacy; cardiac diagnostics; respiratory therapy; physical, occupational and speech therapies; and a medical office building for physician specialists. The facility will be staffed by 200+ full-time employees.


The project is supported by the community through generous gifts from the Montgomery Foundation, the Coshocton Foundation and the Genesis HealthCare Foundation. Community members can watch construction progress via a live feed and time-lapse video at genesishcs.org/Coshocton.

Participating in the Genesis Coshocton Medical Center groundbreaking ceremony were (left to right) Gary Fischer, Coshocton County Commissioners; Don Wells, Tuscarawas Township Trustees; Mark Mills, Mayor of Coshocton; Tiffany Swigert, Coshocton Port Authority; Matt Perry, Genesis HealthCare System; Pat Nash, Genesis HealthCare System Board of Directors; Linda Scott, The Montgomery Foundation; Bob Pell, Coshocton Foundation; and Jerry Nolder, Genesis HealthCare Foundation.