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Mustard Seed Community Health organizing clinic to serve uninsured in east Greensboro

Jun 5, 2014, 2:50pm EDT Updated: Jun 6, 2014, 8:46am EDT

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Plans are in the works for Mustard Seed Community Health clinic to open in east Greensboro by early next year to provide care to the uninsured.

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Hoping to add to the safety net of providers offering health care to the uninsured, a community-based effort is organizing Mustard Seed Community Health clinic in east Greensboro.

The effort, initiated and spearheaded by Dr. Beth Mulberry and the Rev. Julie Peeples, is another offering designed to increase access to primary health care following the closure of HealthServe Community Health Clinic.

Plans call to begin offering care in temporary space to about 1,400 people annually by early next year with the construction of a $1 million, 9,000-square-foot clinic and pharmacy by year three, when a second physician will be added. (more…)

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