Toiyabe breaks ground on $17.4 million clinic

Toiyabe breaks ground on major project

The Toiyabe Indian Heatlh Project celebrated the start of construction on a 17.4 million dollar project Thursday. Ground work has begun at 250 See Vee Lane on the Bishop Paiute Reservation. On Thursday tribal leaders and community members gathered to celebrate the start of construction for the new clinic that will feature 55,000 square feet of space offering a “Comprehensive health and wellness facility including primary care, behavioral health, dental, preventive medicine, public health, optometry, pharmacy and laboratory services.” Flint Builders are expected to deliver the completed project to Toiyabe in one year. Plans include 2 main buildings totally 55,000 square feet with an additional 10,000 square feet of shell space for future expansion.

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Owens Valley Paiute War Dancers, Dominic and Will Westervelt

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May Westervelt, Brian Poncho

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Mayor of Bishop, Pat Gardner

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Teri Red Owl, Bishop Paiute Development Corporation.

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Rob Downey, Flint Builders

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Gerald Howard, Chairman-Bishop Paiute Tribe

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Glenn “Pat” Nelson, Toiyabe Indian Health Project board

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David Lent, CEO Toiyabe Indian Health Project

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