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Brockton Neighborhood Health Center and Vicente's Tropical Grocery celebrate opening of joint venture

PR Newswire, September 3, 2015
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Bill Carpenter of Brockton today joined the celebration of a pioneering partnership between Brockton Neighborhood Health Center and Vicente's Tropical Grocery to improve health outcomes for the people of Brockton and surrounding communities. The grand opening of the health center and the adjacent supermarket represents a $22 million investment to help low-income residents improve their health by offering access to healthy food, health care, and nutritional counseling and education—all in one location. Read more »

Our View: Center's expansion improves region's health

South Coast Today, September 3, 2015
The ribbon cutting at the new Wareham location of the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center on Tuesday was appropriately celebratory, considering the expansions of so many important services into an underserved area of SouthCoast. Read more »

New Bedford Community Health Center opens its doors

Wareham Week, September 2, 2015
With the cut of a ribbon, access to healthcare was made easier for thousands of Wareham' residents Tuesday afternoon. In anticipation of its official opening on Wednesday, Sept. 2., the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center held its ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday. Read more »

In a setback for Mass., health care costs spike in state

Boston Globe, September 2, 2015
The soaring costs of insuring the state's poorest residents drove health care spending in Massachusetts up 4.8 percent last year, double the rate of growth in 2013, dealing a setback to the state’s efforts to contain medical costs. Read more »

Health center sets opening adjacent to Vicente's in Brockton, Mass.

Supermarket News, September 1, 2015
A new neighborhood health center is scheduled to open Thursday in an adjacent space to Vicente's Tropical Supermarket in Brockton, Mass. Read more »

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