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Baptist Health Plans OakLeaf ER, Care Center; Flagler Hospital Buys In Nocatee

aerial photo of the site of the future ER
Jacksonville Daily Record
The Baptist project is at Argyle Forest Boulevard and Merchants Way.

Baptist Health Properties Inc. plans a new stand-alone ER and a new primary care center.

It filed plans with the city for its proposed stand-alone emergency department at OakLeaf. England-Thims & Miller Inc. is the civil engineer.

The project is shown as a 19,000-square-foot building with expansion of 7,000 square feet on almost 8.6 acres at Argyle Forest Boulevard and Merchants Way. The site shows a helipad for helicopter use.

It also submitted plans with the St. Johns River Water Management District to develop a Baptist Primary Care center in South Hampton in St. Johns County. The 5,000-square-foot health care facility is planned on 1 acre at Hampton Point Drive and South Hampton Club Way, off County Road 210 West. Plans indicate a future building expansion. England-Thims & Miller Inc. is the civil engineer.

Flagler Hospital buys in Nocatee

Flagler Hospital announced it will start construction of Flagler Health Village in Nocatee for completion and opening in summer 2020 on 4 acres next to Nocatee Town Center. 

Flagler Hospital Inc. bought the property Nov. 20 from TC Development LLC, led by President Jed Davis. The Davis family launched the Nocatee development on 14,000 acres it owns. The deed specifies the land for the Nocatee/Town Center Health and Wellness Center.

The village will comprise a family practice, specialty care, women’s health services, a community education and partnership center and green space for lifestyle and art activities.

“Our health villages are designed to advance the physical, social and economic health of the communities we serve,” said Flagler Hospital President and CEO Jason Barrett in a statement. 

A Community Health Advisory Council for the Flagler Health Village at Nocatee will work with schools, businesses, residents and others to develop a “customized healthy community plan” for Nocatee.

This story was originally published by the Jacksonville Daily Record