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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“Run for your life!” with Marathon Champion Amby Burfoot

Just a day before the Grace Cottage Hospital 5K walk/run, and a week before the Southern Vermont Girls on the Run 5K, former Boston Marathon champion Amby Burfoot is speaking on Friday, May 10th from 5:30 – 6:30pm, at the Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro. Burfoot won the 1968 Boston Marathon and hasn’t stopped running […]

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Grace Cottage CEO DiVello receives national leadership award

Just two weeks after celebrating his first anniversary as President and CEO of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, Douglas F. DiVello was recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as the Vermont recipient of the 2019 Grassroots Champions Award. Every year, one health system leader from each state is honored for his or her […]

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“Everything we do is primary care” front page article in the Brattleboro Reformer

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Reporter Bob Audette interviews three key leaders of Grace Cottage to help readers better understand the financial complexities of rural healthcare facilities and the reasons why Grace Cottage manages to not only survive but thrive in this challenging environment.  Read the article on the Reformer’s website. (If you are blocked from reading, please consider subscribing […]

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Free Tobacco Cessation Group in March and April

Ready to quit smoking or chewing tobacco for good? The Grace Cottage “Quitters Win” tobacco cessation group can help. The free group will run for eight weeks, from March 4 – April 22 on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. If you want to enjoy the health, social and economic benefits of being tobacco-free, get […]

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Grace Cottage Family Health Welcomes Dr. Ted Lefer

Dr. Ted Lefer is now accepting new patients at Grace Cottage Family Health in Townshend. For the past three years, he has been a family medicine physician in Talent, Oregon. A native of New York City, Dr. Lefer graduated from Vassar College in 1998 and received a Certificate in Premedical Studies from Mills College in […]

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Mental Illness Family Support Group Offered

Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital will host a Mental Illness Family Support Group on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Cottage Wellness Center (133 Grafton Rd) in Townshend. The next meeting is on January 9th. NAMI Family Support Group meetings are monthly 90-minute support groups of family and […]

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Weekly Men’s Coffee Club Starts January 8th

Men of all ages are invited to Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital for coffee and a series of casual lectures on Tuesday mornings, Jan. 8 to March 26. Each week’s gathering will have a health-related theme, with presentations, short videos, and time for discussion and friendly banter. Coffee provided. The program is free. Participants […]

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Giving Tuesday Campaign Goal Met. New ER Equipment on Order.

Great News! Thanks to the generosity of a very supportive community, we have reached our goal of $76,000 to purchase a new Cardiac Monitoring System. 89 Grace Cottage supporters from 13 different states contributed to the Giving Tuesday appeal, for a total raised of $24,467!  When added to donations from 11 other supporters that had […]

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