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First accessible hoop house for rehab patients built at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor

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A map shows the campus of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.
A map shows the campus of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.

ANN ARBOR (WKZO) -- St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Eisenhower Center will unveil the first accessible clinical hoop house in the country Thursday.  The hoop house will enable rehabiliitation patients to receive agritherapy and work training on site.  

The 30 x 96-foot hoop house is being unveiled Thursday June 16th by Rob Casalou, president and CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston hospitals and John Cornack, president of Eisenhower Center.  

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About Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) is a health care organization serving six counties in southeast Michigan including Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. It includes 537-bed St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, 443-bed St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, 304-bed St. Mary Mercy Livonia, 136-bed St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, 119-bed St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron and 113-bed Chelsea Community Hospital. Combined, the six hospitals are licensed for 1,726 beds, have six outpatient health centers, four urgent care facilities, more than 25 specialty centers; employ more than 14,000 individuals and have a medical staff of nearly 2,700 physicians. 
 
A member of Trinity Health, the nation’s fourth largest Catholic health care organization, SJMHS is committed improving the health of its communities by reinvesting its profits back into the community through new technologies, vital health services, and access for all. The hospitals of SJMHS provide approximately $100 million in community benefit to the communities it serves each year.
 
For more information on health services offered at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, please visit www.stjoeshealth.org.

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