Anticipated launch for New Mulberry Health Clinic
by Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine
March 17, 2023

In coordination with the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, Muscatine Health Support Fund,
and UnityPoint Health® – Trinity Muscatine, the Mulberry Health Clinic Project is in the final phase of
pre-construction design with groundbreaking scheduled this summer.

“Increasing access to local, quality health care services is critical to improving health outcomes for
residents in our rural communities,” said Rachel Pohl, Executive Director, UnityPoint Health – Trinity
Muscatine. “The new facility will enable continued and expanded services, enhanced recruitment of
physicians, and improved quality of life, efficiency, and experience of patients and providers.”

The new three-floor, 42,000 square-foot health clinic will remain attached to the UnityPoint Health
Trinity Muscatine Hospital providing easy access to lab and radiology, in-patient and out-patient
services, and service delivery for emergent issues. The adjacent location of the new facility will allow for
continued operation of the current clinic during construction.

“We are proud to be part of a community that recognizes the transformational impact that decreased
healthcare system costs and improved health outcomes will make for residents of Muscatine County,”
said Jamie Leza, Vice President of Operations, Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine. “This
collaborative community health solution with directly and immediately expand and improve patient
equity and care, creating multi-generational social and economic success for our neighbors and

Russell Construction was selected as the General Contractor and has a vast portfolio of projects
completed in the healthcare clinic market. The proposed project timeline has construction sitework
beginning this June and substantial completion in December 2024.

More than $13 million in philanthropic funds have been pledged and donated to the project. Fundraising
efforts continue to offset the $20 million building expense. If you would like to support this project
financially and have your donation matched by KENT Corporation, please contact Jamie Leza at the
Community Foundation at [email protected] or by calling 563-264-386Additional information on the Mulberry Health Clinic project can be found at

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