MEDIA RELEASE – North Central Health Care, which serves the most vulnerable residents in Lincoln, Langlade and Marathon Counties, is undergoing a massive $73 million renovation plan to better address the community’s changing health care needs. 

At 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Route 51” host Shereen Siewert welcomes North Central Health Care CEO Michael Loy to discuss the organization’s expansion plans and how those changes will impact residents and taxpayers in our region.

“Route 51” is heard Thursdays at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network stations 101.3 & 91.9/Wausau, AM 930/Auburndale-Stevens Point, 99.1/Stevens Point, 100.9/Marshfield, 90.3/Park Falls, 89.1/Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, and 89.9/Rhinelander-Eagle River. It is re-broadcast Fridays at 7 p.m. on 90.9/Wausau. Program archives are available at