A ribbon-cutting and open house were held at the new Cumberland Hall Hospital on the south side of Hopkinsville Friday afternoon.
The 97 bed psychiatric hospital will hold double the number of patients as the old one and will include a military wing, children’s unit and large indoor-outdoor recreation areas to help patients in their recovery.
Among those in attendance for the event was State Senator Joey Pendleton, who said he knew it would be state of the art, but even he was surprised at just how nice it really was.
The Facility will cater to children, adolescents, adults and active duty military and will offer a variety of psychiatric services. The facility will continue to offer free assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Senator Pendleton says the facility on Sam Walton Way near the Wal-Mart Distribution Center is one of the best pieces of a growing area in southern Hopkinsville.
Also speaking at the event were Cumberland Hall CEO Jim Spruyt, Harley Watkins of Cumberland Hall, District Judge Jim Adams, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander Colonel Paul Cordts and Senior Vice President for the Health Division at Universal Health Systems Debbie Osteen.