VA Northern California Health Care System
June 26, 2017
Groundbreaking for New Chico VA Outpatient Clinic
CHICO, Calif. – VA Northern California Health Care System will host a groundbreaking for the new Chico VA Outpatient Clinic on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 10 - 11 a.m. at 2000 Concord Ave, Chico, CA 95928.
The New Chico Outpatient Clinic will serve more than 9,000 Veterans when it opens in the summer of 2019. It will replace the current clinic at 280 Cohasset Rd, Chico, CA 95926.
"Our new VA outpatient clinic will more than double the current clinic space at 53,000-square-feet," said David Stockwell, Director of VA Northern California Health Care System. "We are honored and privileged to continue providing care to our Veterans in the North State area with better access and more services."
In addition to the new state-of-the-art primary care space, the clinic will provide services in audiology and speech pathology; eye care; dental care; physical and occupational therapy; prosthetics fitting and adjustment; podiatry; mental health, and telehealth services.
The clinic is being built with roughly $43 million in federal funding. Construction on the clinic will start this summer and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2019.
During the groundbreaking VA leadership will be joined by officials from U.S. Congressman Doug LaMalfa's office, California's 1st District; California State Senator Jim Nielsen, 4th District; Sean Morgan, Mayor for the City of Chico; the Chamber of Commerce, local Veteran's organizations, and members of the local community.
For more information regarding the groundbreaking or new clinic information contact Tara Ricks, Public Affairs Officer at Tara.Ricks@va.gov.