Wadena, MN – April 6, 2015 — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, April 3, in Verndale to celebrate the opening of Tri-County Health Care’s newest family clinic. The Verndale Clinic is TCHC’s sixth primary care clinic in the Tri-County area, and will be staffed by physicians and advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners or physician assistants). The Verndale Clinic opened on Monday, April 6, and is now accepting patients.
Several key partners were on hand to witness the event, including representatives from the Verndale City Council, the Verndale Economic Development Authority, Todd-Wadena Electrical Cooperative, Verndale Star Bank and Tri-County Health Care. Joel Beiswenger, Tri-County President and CEO, David Quincer, Trpi-County Board Chairperson, Raye Ludovisse, Verndale Mayor and Judy White, Tri-County Vice-President of Clinic Operations all shared a few words before the cutting of the ceremonial ribbon.
The next event on the docket for the Verndale Clinic is the Grand Opening event. The public is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the Verndale Clinic onSaturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments, goodies and tours will be available to the guests at the open house event.
Lorinda Zigan, PA-C, is the primary health care provider at the Verndale Clinic. She is joined by Laura DuChene, MD; Ben Hess, MD and Renea Miller, PA-C who will be staffing the Verndale Clinic on a rotating basis. In addition to primary medical care, the clinic also provides x-ray and laboratory services. The new 2200 square-foot clinic is located at 102 Farwell St., Verndale, which previously housed Lake Country Insurance. Patients wishing to make an appointment to see one of the Verndale Clinic providers can do so by calling 218-445-5990.