Over $1 million in funding awarded to Center County Medical Clinic

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Center Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) clinic will be able to rebuild and renovate its new medical facility at State College with federal funding.

CVIM has outgrown its current facilities and recently purchased a new building with the goal of renovating it to provide more than 10,000 square feet of medical space, according to U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson. The renovated facility will include examination rooms, consultation rooms, dental offices and offices.

“Having spent nearly three decades in rural health care, I know all too well the challenges associated with delivering low-cost, quality services,” Thompson said. “Centre Volunteers in Medicine is truly a lifeline for so many in our community.

With these funds, Thompson said CVIM will be able to continue its mission of providing quality, affordable health care and dental services to residents of Center County.

“I appreciate their vision and look forward to developing this partnership in the future,” he said.

Thompson’s announcement is great news for CIHR, CIHR Executive Director Cheryl White said.

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“Providing people without insurance with access to affordable health care is vital to our community,” White said. “This funding will help us continue to serve Center County residents in new, state-of-the-art facilities. We are beyond thrilled and incredibly grateful for this funding and the continued support of Congressman Thompson.”

CVIM was first opened in 2003 and offers preventive care and education on good health and dental habits. For more information, visit the website at cvim.net.