Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) and North Country Hospital (NCH) are pleased to announce the grand opening of Northern Express Care – Newport on Monday, July 11, 2022. Located in downtown Newport at 137 Main Street, Northern Express Care will provide walk-in care to the community.
“After months of planning and work, we are thrilled that the Newport community will have a new option for convenient care, regardless of their ability to pay,” said Michael Costa, Chief Executive Officer of NCHC. “Community partnerships are key to improving life and access to care in the Northeast Kingdom. We are proud to partner with North Country Hospital to expand health care options in the region.”
Brian Nall, Chief Executive Officer of NCH said, “North Country Hospital is committed to improving the health of our community and we are grateful for this partnership to open a new walk-in care practice. The Northern Express Care model is ideal. It’s open to everyone, provides an additional option for urgent non-emergency healthcare needs, and helps people connect to and establish relationships with regular primary care providers.”
“We have put together an excellent care team for Northern Express Care-Newport,” said Chris Towne, Chief Strategy Officer of NCHC. “Starting on July 11th, Northern Express Care will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Care will be provided with no appointment needed for individuals in need of assistance with minor illness or injuries for things like, sprains, bumps and bruises, respiratory illnesses, and vaccinations.”
More information about Northern Express Care can be found at www.NorthernExpressCare.org.
The community is invited to an open house and ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 2:00 – 4:30 at Northern Express Care – Newport, 137 Main Street. There will be special remarks, a ribbon cutting, tours, snacks, and give-a-ways.