Major milestones in CPGH's history

Posted: Friday, July 27, 2001

1964 -- A community meeting at Soldotna Elementary School expresses a need for a hospital.

1966 -- Groundbreaking ceremony is held at the site of the present hospital.

1967 -- Hospital auxiliary holds its first meeting.

1969 -- Hospital becomes property of Kenai Peninsula Borough.

June 21, 1971 -- First patient admitted and first baby delivered.

1981-- Phase One expansion; a new emergency room, X-ray and lab facilities.

1983 -- Phase Two expanded surgery and obstetrics.

1986 -- Phase Three involves the Family Recovery Center and emergency addition.

1990 -- CT scanner added to hospital services.

1991 -- Hospital celebrates its 20th anniversary.

1999 -- Physical Medicine opens satellite clinic in Kenai.

2000 -- Groundbreaking for Kenai Health Center co-locating public health and CPGH services.

2001 -- Serenity House opens a site on the bluff off Kalifornsky Beach Road for a residential chemical dependency treatment.

2001 -- Hospital marks its 30th anniversary.



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