Northern Counties Health Care announced plans for the Caplan’s Building in November 2022. Following a complete renovation, Northern Express Care – St. Johnsbury will relocate to the building during the summer of 2023.
November 11, 2022 Announcement can be found here.
“Caplan’s is an ideal space for Northern Express Care – St. Johnsbury. Being downtown provides a convenient walk-in option for people seeking care. The Caplan’s building allows us to stay downtown and provides the additional space needed to continue providing high-quality care, with an improved patient and staff experience.” – Dan Sherman, NCHC Director of Primary Care
“Vermont’s downtowns are special, and we are thrilled that the Caplan’s building will serve St. Johnsbury for years to come. We are grateful to play a small part in the efforts already underway to make sure downtown St. Johnsbury is a vibrant destination for our residents and visitors alike.” – Michael Costa, NCHC CEO
February 6, 2023 – Construction has started!
L-R: Northern Counties team members Craig Taylor – Facilities Director and Jim Windrow – Assistant Facilities Director stand with Bill Graves – Owner of Graves Builders on the first day of construction at the Caplan’s Building.
Caplan’s Building Plans:
NCHC strives to honor the history of the building and is working to keep as much of the building’s aesthetic as possible. We also plan to honor Gary Ely for his long-time commitment to the Caplan’s Army Store, the building, and the community.
Click the image to enlarge.
Rendering of building front:
Architect: Kane Architecture, East Hardwick, VT
General Contractor: Graves Builders, Barnet, VT