Grace Cottage Welcomes Primary Care Provider Summer Burch, FNP

To satisfy the demand for primary care providers in the region, and to accommodate more same-day appointments, Grace Cottage Family Health is pleased to have Family Nurse Practitioner Summer Burch join its Townshend practice. Burch started her healthcare career in 2004 as a mental health worker at the Brattleboro Retreat. She went on to attain […]

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Healthy Aging Educational Series Offered

Deborah Brown

Every other Tuesday, from October 1 to November 26, Grace Cottage Hospital is offering a free, five-session Healthy Aging educational series for women 50+. The informal meetings, held from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.,  will focus on matters of the mind, body, and spirit. The group will be led by Grace Cottage Community Health Team member […]

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Fall Fitness Classes at Grace Cottage

Starting after Labor Day, Grace Cottage will offer a variety of wellness classes for a range of fitness levels and personal preferences. Class choices are yoga, tai chi, and Strong Bones. Class fees are subsidized by the healthcare center so that more people in the community can afford to attend. They range in price from […]

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Grace Cottage Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

George Terwilliger, MD

Dr. George Terwilliger has recently joined Grace Cottage as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Emergency Department Medical Director, and Hospitalist Director. He assumed these positions after the July 30 retirement of former CMO Dr. Christopher Schmidt and the decision of former Emergency Department Director Dr. Kimona Alin to dedicate her time exclusively to her role as […]

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Grace Cottage receives five ‘Readers Choice Awards’

On July 27th, 2019, The Brattleboro Reformer published the winners of their 14th annual Best of Windham County Readers Choice Awards contest. Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital received top honors in five categories: Best Hospital, Best Emergency Care, Best Physical Therapy (third year), Best Pediatrician (Dr. Elizabeth Linder), and Best Place to Work (third […]

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Hospital Fair Day brings community together

Thanks to the generosity of many volunteers who donated their time; to the entertainers who shared their talents; to the folks who provided wonderful items to the auction, white elephant, books, plants, gourmet food, bingo, jewelry, art, baked goods, and toy booths; to the artists who participated in the arts & crafts show; and to […]

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Grace Cottage welcomes new patient resource advocate

Jocelyne Smith, CAC, has joined Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital as a full-time Patient Resource Advocate, a position she previously held at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Jocelyne is available to help patients estimate upcoming medical expenses at Grace Cottage, set up payment plans, and help eligible patients apply for free or reduced fee care. As […]

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Help Celebrate 70 Years of Grace Cottage!

The 69th Annual Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day will be held on the Townshend Common on Saturday, August 3rd. This free all-day, family-friendly event runs from 9 am – 4 pm. This year, in celebration of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s 70th Anniversary, a special presentation will be held on the Gazebo on the […]

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Beautiful backroads bicycle rally to benefit Grace Cottage returns June 29

Registration is open for the Tour de Grace Bicycle Rally – a unique, family-friendly ride held on Saturday, June 29th to benefit Grace Cottage Hospital. The scenic ride is 19 miles, mostly all downhill, from Stratton Mountain Resort to Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend. The route goes down country roads, through Jamaica Village, on the […]

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HuffPost features Grace Cottage in recent story on cell coverage

On April 16, the national news website HuffPost published a video segment on the negative impact of limited cell service in rural Vermont. We are thankful to Vermont Representative Laura Sibilia for her focus on gaining better cell service for the region, and hopeful that the national attention will help in efforts to solve the […]

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