Packard Health to Expand Services in Long-Needed New Location
September 16, 2021
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Packard Health has been a touchstone in Washtenaw County since 1973, offering health care services on a sliding scale to anyone who needs them. But the organization had long outgrown its original space at 3174 Packard Rd. in Ann Arbor.
"The space crunch became really acute in the two years before COVID hit," says Dr. Ray Rion, Packard Health's executive director. "We had people literally working in closets. The conference room became the workspace for five or six staff. The building was constructed in the '70s. Things have changed a lot since then."
Now, thanks to an $8 million capital campaign launched in 2018, the health center has moved its main office to 2650 Carpenter Rd. in Pittsfield Township. Formerly the site of a AAA branch, Packard Health purchased the building in 2019, just before the pandemic hit. Construction to transform the space from an open layout into one that includes exam rooms and private offices began in early 2021, and the new location opened its doors to patients in August....
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