Health Care Expands

In Vermont, an $11.3 million new facility at the Community Health Centers of Burlington was opened on Monday. Another $10 million in federal funds was previously awarded to other Vermont health centers to hire more staff and renovate facilities. Altogether, there are now eight federally qualified health centers in Vermont. Each has satellite sites creating a total of 48 locations treating more than 121,000 patients, one of the highest participation rates in the country.