Saint Alphonsus Health System
Ribbon cutting showcases $10 Million Fruitland Expansion
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Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza to include Urgent care and Cardiology Services

FRUITLAND, ID.  A ribbon cutting and blessing ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 P.M. Thursday October 11, 2012 in Fruitland, Idaho for the new 30,000 square foot Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza. The Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza serves to reinforce the Saint Alphonsus Health System Mission of providing superior quality healthcare close to home. The facility on NW 16th Street will deliver comprehensive care close to home and provide essential services including:

  • Urgent Care
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Cardiology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Physical, Speech & Occupational Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Lab & Radiology

“The ribbon cutting and blessing ceremony allows this community which has supported us for over a century the opportunity to be a part of and celebrate this momentous occasion”, said Rick Palagi, CEO Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario. “This expansion reinforces our Mission of being a trusted health partner for life and our commitment to keeping care close to home. As your community hospital we are proud of our faith based ministry and consider this expansion a continuation of our 100 year old mission.”

The state-of-the-art Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza is designed as a healing environment that underscores the importance of treating the Body, Mind and Spirit in order to maximize health, happiness and total well-being.  The facility allows patients with routine, chronic or acute conditions access to advanced technologies all in one familiar setting. Additionally, the Fruitland Health Plaza will bring valuable wellness information, education and support to improve the health of the surrounding communities.

What: Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza ribbon cutting

When:  5:30 P.M. Thursday October 11, 2012

Where: 910 NW 16th Street, Fruitland, Idaho 83619

About Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario 

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario is a 49-licensed bed community hospital providing quality care for those in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.  As a not-for-profit hospital, Saint Alphonsus Ontario reinvests profits back into the community.  Our highly trained and compassionate medical providers and support staff work to provide healing and hope for those we serve and to meet the growing healthcare needs of our communities.  For more information about Saint Alphonsus Ontario visit

About Saint Alphonsus Health System

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a four-hospital, 714-bed regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 Associates and 950 medical staff.  Serving the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, with more than 275 primary care and specialty care providers at 35 clinic locations. As a not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, Novi, Michigan.  To find out more go to: