Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Aspirus to convert Ontonagon hospital to rural health clinic

WAUSAU, Wis. — Aspirus Health announced Tuesday that major changes are coming to two of its locations in the Upper Peninsula, including transitioning Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital into a rural health clinic and a $30 million renovation and expansion of Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.

The transitioning of the Ontonagon hospital into a rural health clinic “will provide services that better match local needs in a community that has changed dramatically in recent years,” said a release from Aspirus.

Changes in Ontonagon will be effective April 20.

“Hospital and emergency services will be replac...

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