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Family Nurse Practictioner Melinda Bogardus treats a patient at High Country Community
Health, located inside Toe River Health Department in Newland.
Photo by Jamie Shell

Originally published: 2013-02-26 16:39:49
Last modified: 2013-02-26 16:39:50

High Country Community Health offers services

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Avery got healthier over the winter.

High Country Community Health, currently located at 545 Shultz Circle in Newland (inside the Toe River Health Department building), recently opened its doors, providing local health and dental care services to residents of all ages in both Avery and Watauga counties.

The center is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center, providing quality primary health and dental care, and is open to all, regardless of ability to pay.

To read the complete story, please pick up a copy of your hometown newspaper, The Avery Journal-Times, available at almost 100 locations in Newland, Banner Elk, Crossnore, Spruce Pine and Roan Mountain, Tenn. To subscribe to The Avery Journal-Times, please call (828) 733-0401 or click to