Bath Community Physicians Group held an open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday for their new Covington clinic.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was sponsored by the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
Several local dignitaries were in attendance for the ceremony, Welcoming re-marks were given by Kari Lightner, chief operating officer at Bath Community Hospital; as well as Dr. Julie Monroe, medical director; and Roxanne Nicely, clinic manager.
The clinic, located at 713 S. Monroe Ave. in Covington, is one of four operated by Bath Community Physicians Group.
Clinics are also located at 322 W. Riverside Street in Covington, 106 Park Drive in Hot Springs and 432 Church Street in Millboro.
Bath Community Physicians Group’s clinics offer:
• Primary and preventive health care for people of all ages;
• Comprehensive treatment of acute and chronic illnesses;
• CDL physicals;
• Assistance with accessing social services and other community services;
• Referrals for specialized therapies, including cardiac, pulmonary, physical and occupational therapy;
• Referrals for behavioral health services.
On Thursday, new physician Dr. Richard Wall was also introduced during the ceremony.
Additional staff are board-certified physician Dr. Tamra Stall, MD; as well as family nurse practitioners Kim Rexrode, Pam Crance, Ann May, John Stapleton and Elizabeth Armstrong.
Bath Community Physicians Group held an open house and ribbon cutting Thursday at their new clinic, located at 713 S. Monroe Ave. in Covington. From left, at the open house, are Erin Harrison, president of the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism; Dr. Julie Monroe, medical director; and Amy Phillips, Development and Communications manager for Bath Community Hospital. (Gavin Dressler Photo)
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