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2018


July 27, 2018 - Grant To Valley Professionals Community Health Center To Help Purchase Medical Supplies

Valley Professionals Community Health Center is the proud recipient of a $1,300 grant to be used to support between 20 to 25 Vermillion County residents in poverty who need assistance with purchasing medical supplies to monitor and self-manage their chronic disease and optimize health outcomes.

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January 30, 2018 - Health Center Celebrates 10 Years of Serving Communities

Valley Professionals Community Health Center is celebrating ten years of growth, expanded services, increased employment and healthier communities in February 2018.

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January 23, 2018 - Health Center Receives Perfect Score in Federal Review

Valley Professionals Community Health Center completed an Operational Site Visit on November 15, 2017 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and received a perfect score during the comprehensive review.

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2017


October 25, 2017 - Screening Mammogram Funds Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate?

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June 16, 2017 - Screening Mammogram Funds Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate?

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June 05, 2017 - Health Center Earns National Recognition

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently received recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home for its Crawfordsville facility in May.

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June 05, 2017 - Health Center Earns National Recognition

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently received recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 2 Patient-Centered Medical Home for its Terre Haute facility in May.

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March 27, 2017 - Local Partnership to Increase Health Care Services

Valley Professionals Community Health Center is expanding its clinic locations by partnering with Waltz Family Practice in Rockville.

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2016


November 1, 2016 - Local medical provider office honored for exceptional quality and service

Valley Professionals Community Health Center, located at 777 S Main St. in Clinton, Ind., was recently honored with a Star Performer Award from MDwise, a nonprofit health maintenance organization focused on providing health coverage to Indiana individuals and families.

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October 18, 2016 - Screening Mammogram Funds Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding through the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured.

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October 7, 2016 - Dr. Waltz Receives Teacher of the Year Award

Local family practice physician and new Chief Medical Officer for Valley Professionals Community Health Center, Dr. Steven G. Waltz, was awarded Teacher of the Year by Union Hospital’s Family Residency Program.

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October 5, 2016 - Health Center Begins Saturday Clinic for Acute Care

Valley Professionals Community Health Center is making it even easier for the community to get well soon. The health center will now offer Saturday Clinic services, beginning Saturday, October 8th, at the Valley Professionals’ Clinton location at 777 S. Main Street, Suite 100.

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July 25, 2016 - Summer Block Party

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is celebrating one last opportunity of summer fun before students head back to school, by hosting their Second Annual Summer Block Party on Friday, August 5th at Sportland Park in Clinton, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The block party is being held in honor of National Health Center Week and is open to the public.

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May 11, 2016 - Capital Funding to Increase Access to Patient Care

Valley Professionals Community Health Center was recently awarded $1 million in funding for facility renovation, expansion, or construction, and will utilize funds for expansion of its Clinton health center located in Vermillion County.

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March 16, 2016 - Substance Abuse Funding to Aid Local Fight against Opioid Epidemic

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) was recently awarded $406,250 in funding aimed at improving and expanding the delivery of substance abuse services, with focus on treatment of opioid use disorders in underserved populations, through the Affordable Care Act.

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February 26, 2016 - Screening Mammogram Funds Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding through the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured

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2015


August 1, 2015 - Terre Haute Tribune Star - Community Progess Update

What questions come to mind when searching for a healthcare provider? Will I receive quality care? I don't have health insurance; can I afford to be seen by a doctor? How will I be able to afford the prescribed medication? When will I have extra time to wait around in a doctor's office? Does this sound like you?

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July 21, 2015 - Summer Block Party

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is celebrating one last opportunity of summer fun, before students head back to school, by hosting their 2015 Summer Block Party on Friday, July 31st at Sportland Park in Clinton, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The block party is being held in honor of the 50th anniversary of National Health Center Week (NHCW). The event is open to the public.

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March 12, 2015 - Nurse Practitioner job posting - Crawfordsville

VPCHC is excited to announce that it is partnering with Dr. Hwang in Crawfordsville to provide care to his current patients, as well as provide expanded services to the Crawfordsville community. As such, VPCHC is looking for a nurse practitioner to join its outstanding and compassionate team in the Crawfordsville office.

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March 1, 2015 - Caring Professionals in Your Community

Valley Professionals Community Health Center has caring professionals in your community.

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February 23, 2015 - Doctor Joins Health Center

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to announce the addition of family physician, Dr. Steven Macke, M.D., to its medical staff. Macke joined Valley Professionals in December 2014.

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February 16, 2015 - Nurse Practitioner Joins Health Center

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner, Tammy Mundy, to its medical staff. Mundy joined VPCHC in late 2014.

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February 10, 2015 - Screening Mammogram Funds Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding through the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured

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February 9, 2015 - Nurse Practitioner Joins Health Center

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner, Renae Norman, to its medical staff. Norman became part of Valley Professionals during the fall of 2014.

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February 2, 2015 - Health Center Provides as Resource for New Medicaid Plan

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is available to assist individuals and families who are eligible to enroll or need additional information about the Medicaid expansion in Indiana, known as Healthy Indiana Plan or HIP 2.0.

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January 12, 2015 - Health Center Earns National Recognition

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) received recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home for its Cayuga and Bloomingdale facilities in December 2014.

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2014


November 3, 2014 - Health Center Names CEO

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Terry J. Warren has been named Chief Executive Officer of Valley Professionals.

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October 1, 2014 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

VPCHC staff dressed in pink and gathered for a group photo to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

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August 25, 2014 - Nurse Practitioner Joins Health Center

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Gretchen Blevins, FNP-C, to its medical staff.

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June 25, 2014 - Wonderful CEO Opportunity

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (formally Valley Professionals CHC) has been providing comprehensive primary and behavioral healthcare to individuals and families in the surrounding communities and rural areas since its inception over 6 years ago.

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May 1, 2014 - May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. This month offers the perfect opportunity to consider our health, learn more about high blood pressure and make a choice to get blood pressure under control.

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April 8, 2014 - Infant Mortality Task Force Takes Charge

A local task force has been created to develop ways to reduce Indiana's infant mortality rate. The Rural Health Innovation Collaborative (RHIC) of Terre Haute has been selected by the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health, to lead the West Central Indiana Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force

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April 1, 2014 - VPCHC Indiana State Department of Health Collaborative Team

Since February 2013, VPCHC has participated in a primary care collaborative initiated by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) with a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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March 10, 2014 - Nurse Practitioner Joins Health Center

Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Nicole Cook, FNP-C, to its medical staff.

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March 4, 2014 - Valley Professionals Community Health Center Leading in Innovation

Valley Professionals Community Health Center was recently featured in the 1st quarter edition of the 2014 Indiana State Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Newsletter. The article highlights VPCHC and the ways it continues to improve the health and care of those in the community.

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February 17, 2014 - Health Center Announces Name Change

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center, Inc., has announced the organization is changing its name to Valley Professionals Community Health Center (VPCHC). The name change reflects the organization's growth and opportunities to serve the surrounding communities.

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February 10, 2014 - New Mascot is Face of Student Health Care

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently welcomed new mascot, “Patches the Penguin,” to its staff. Patches will be a new face and symbol of student health care through the VPCHC Mobile School-Based Health Center, providing health care resources for students and families.

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January 13, 2014 - VPCHC Physician Posting

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center is currently looking for a physician to join its health center team and assist in meeting the needs of patients at VPCHC.

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2013


December 19, 2013 - Health Center Recognizes Board Member Years of Service

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center recently recognized board member Janie Pound, for her years of service and dedication to serving the community and mission of the health center.

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December 9, 2013 - Inter-Professional Education Program for Local Medical Students

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently hosted a student pilot program in partnership with the Rural Health Innovation Collaborative (RHIC), at its Bloomingdale health center. The program focused on the concept of inter-professional education, with a group of local medical students led by VPCHC Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Eric Beachy.

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December 9, 2013 - Psychologist Earns Program Recognition

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) Behavioral Health Director, Dr. Julia Wernz, was recently recognized for her completion of service to the National Health Service Corps program.

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November 18, 2013 - New Providers Join Health Center

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner, Louwanna Wallace, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Tasha Lewis-Stevens, to the health center.

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October 28, 2013 - New Medical and Behavioral Health Providers Join Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) would like to welcome Family Practitioner, Aziz Abed, M.D., MPH, and behavioral health provider, Jan Warner, MAC, to its health center.

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October 22, 2013 - Funding for Screening Mammograms Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding through the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured.

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October 14, 2013 - Local Community Health Workers Help with Insurance Enrollment

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of Community Health Workers (CHW) to its staff. The role of a CHW involves linking health care services to the communities they serve.

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October 14, 2013 - Health Center Wins Specialty Awards at Annual Conference

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) was recently awarded a Special Exemplary Project Award for their Mobile School-Based Health Center, All Star Provider of the Year Award, and All Star Employee of the Year Award at the annual Indiana Primary Health Care Association Conference, recently held in Indianapolis.

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October 1, 2013 - Community Health Workers Join VPCHC to Assist with Insurance Enrollment

Both the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Insurance Marketplace are going into effect on October 1, 2013. Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Community Health Workers (CHW) to its staff, who are both federally and state certified, to assist individuals with insurance enrollment in the ACA or marketplace.

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October 1, 2013 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

VPCHC staff recently dressed in pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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September 16, 2013 - Health Center Earns Program Recognition

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently received recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient Centered Medical Home with a Distinction in Patient Experience Reporting.

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September 1, 2013 - VPCHC billboard in Bloomingdale, IN

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) has a billboard in Bloomingdale, IN.

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August 9, 2013 - Congressman to Visit Parke County Health Center

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) will celebrated National Health Center Week with a special visit from Congressman Buschon at the VPCHC Bloomingdale health center on Wednesday, August 14th.

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June 3, 2013 - Behavioral Health Services Expanding

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is expanding its behavioral health care services to provide more availability for patients at its health centers.

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May 23, 2013 - Mobile Health Center to Provide Community Access to Health Care

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is partnering with Ivy Tech Community College to provide health care access through the VPCHC mobile health center, while on-site at Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley's Parke County Learning Center (PCLC).

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February 15, 2013- Grand Opening Set for Bloomingdale Health Center

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is hosting a Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, February 27th, in honor of its new, recently opened health center located at 201 W. Academy St. in Bloomingdale, Ind.

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Feburary 1, 2013 - VPCHC 5-year Anniversary Celebration

The Valley Professionals Community Health Center recently celebrated their 5-year anniversary on Feb. 1.

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January 10, 2013 - Medical Officer Joins Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center would like to welcome its new Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Eric D. Beachy.

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January 7, 2013 - Funding for Screening Mammograms Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured, underinsured or have a high deductible.

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January 4, 2013 - Bloomingdale Health Center to Open

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is excited to announce the opening of its new Bloomingdale Community Health Center on January 7th, located at 201 W. Academy Street in Bloomingdale, Indiana.

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2012


December 21, 2012 - Mobile Health Center Celebrates Semester Success

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is celebrating its first months of success with the Mobile School-Based Health Center, after serving students at the 14 schools within Vermillion and Parke counties during the first half of the school year.

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December 20, 2012 - Health Center Collects for Holiday Food Drive

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) recently held a holiday food drive, providing donations to local community food banks in Vermillion and Parke counties to benefit families within the area.

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December 7, 2012 - Nurse Practitioner Joins Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) would like to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Mary Davidson, FNP-C.

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October 15, 2012- Health Center Provides Shadowing Experience for Students

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) hosted a shadowing experience for nursing students of Ivy Tech Community College - Terre Haute, on its Mobile School-Based Health Center, in support of the National Health Service Corps Community Day on October 11th.

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October 4, 2012- Open House for Renovated Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, October 10th, at the Clinton health center, in honor of its recent facility expansion and renovation.

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October 2, 2012 - Funding for Screening Mammograms Available at Health Center

Have you or someone you know, been diagnosed with breast cancer? Are you aware of the importance of early detection with breast cancer, which can increase a person's survival rate? Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) has received funding to provide screening mammograms for women who are uninsured, underinsured or have a high deductible.

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September 25, 2012 - Groundbreaking Scheduled for New Health Center

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is hosting a Groundbreaking Event on Friday, September 28th at 3:00 p.m., in celebration of a new health center facility that will be located at 200 W. Academy St. in Bloomingdale, Ind.

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August 15, 2012 - Congressman to Visit Mobile Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center is kicking off the new school year on August 15th by beginning services for students with the Mobile School-Based Health Center (MSBHC).

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August 10, 2012 - Medical Provider Receives Teaching Award

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center would like to recognize one of its physicians, Dr. Greg Brock, D.O., who recently received the prestigious 2012 Outstanding Teaching Award presented by the Predoctoral Education Division of the Indiana University Department of Medicine.

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July 30, 2012 - Health Center Celebrating National Health Center Week

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center will celebrate National Health Center Week, beginning Monday, August 6th through Friday, August 10th.

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July 16, 2012- Family Nurse Practitioners Join Local Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center would like to welcome Family Nurse Practitioners, Nicole Hall, FNP-C, and Jennifer Inman, FNP-C.

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July 9, 2012 - Health Center Receives New Access Point Grant

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) is one of three health centers in Indiana to recently be awarded a New Access Point grant by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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June 26, 2012 - Senator Lugar to Visit Mobile Health Center

The Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) would like to announce Senator Richard G. Lugar will be visiting the VPCHC Mobile School-Based Health Center on July 6, for a dedication ceremony at South Vermillion High School.

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