South County Health shield

Construction Upgrades

Status Under Construction

Project Description & Timeline

Active Construction:

December 2021 - June 2022


South County Hospital, 100 Kenyon Ave., Wakefield, RI 02879


In preparation for a large-scale construction phase that will redefine the innovative care delivered at South County Hospital, the West Entrance to the Hospital will be redesigned to become a welcoming gateway to a superior patient and visitor experience.

This area will temporarily be used as the Hospital’s Main Entrance when the current Main Entrance is temporarily closed to allow renovations to the Main Lobby and more extensive construction to the building’s façade.

The approaching walkway to the automatic doors will take on a mall-like appearance, with concrete flooring and seating areas that wrap around ornate planters filled with manicured flora.

Using a combination of direct and backlighting, the area will be illuminated for aesthetics and safety, while being subtle enough to allow visitors to enjoy a relaxing ambiance near the new water wall.

The automatic doors will lead to a vestibule where visitors can enter the Main Hospital lobby or the adjacent Medical Office Building.

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