Community Health Centers of Burlington opens new site in South Hero

first_imgVermont Business Magazine It was announced by the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB), one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in Vermont, that their Keeler Bay Health Center in South Hero is now operating under a new name and from a newly-constructed building, just down the road from the prior site. Their Champlain Islands Health Center is located at 260 Route 2 in South Hero. A free Open House event will be held this Saturday, December 3, 2016. Community members are welcome and encouraged to attend anytime from 10am-2pm.CHCB has also recently welcomed Dr. Jun Fu to the existing provider team at the Champlain Islands Health Center. Dr. Fu graduated from China Medical University and also has a Master’s Degree in Science from McGill University. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Vernon Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Dr. Fu is currently accepting new adult patients.Psychiatric services will also begin being offered at the Champlain Islands Health Center in January of 2017. CHCB currently owns space on the bottom floor of the new building for a future Dental Center once funding is secured. CHCB is excited to expand access to residents in Southern Grand Isle County and looks forward to this new chapter for health care in the Islands.“We were lucky to inherit a loyal patient base at this practice, and it’s really exciting to be able to offer care to even more of the Islands community at our new location,” Dr. Amy McGettrick, lead provider at the Champlain Islands Health Center, shared. “I think our patients will be really happy to see how much extra space we’ll be working with, as well as benefit from the upcoming additional services we’ll be offering.”About CHCBFor 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) have provided quality health care for Vermonters regardless of financial or insurance status. One of 11 Federally Qualified Health Centers in the state, CHCB has seven locations and is one of the largest nonprofit family medical, counseling, and dental practices in the Burlington area. For more information, visit www.chcb.org(link is external).This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant H80CS00311, the Community Health Centers and Homeless Healthcare Program, at $3,035,000, 12 % of our funding. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.Source: CHCB 11.30.2016last_img read more