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Western Sierra to Add Penn Valley Clinic

This area’s largest independent health provider is getting even bigger, and has announced expansion plans. Western Sierra Medical Clinic is not only growing their own facility in Grass Valley, but will also be adding a Penn Valley location. Western Sierra Chief Executive Officer Scott McFarland says they found an ideal location by accident…

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The 3650 square-foot facility at Penn Valley Drive and Spenceville Road will open later this year. Meanwhile, McFarland says their Grass Valley site on Old Tunnel Road, is ready to grow even though it’s been open less than a year…

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McFarland says they see about 22-thousand patients in their practice, and can expect about a thousand patients in Penn Valley. The Grass Valley center recently added urgent care, and is getting ready to open a pharmacy. They also have a clinic in Downieville, a mobile unit that reaches the community of Camptonville and also serves the area homeless shelter. McFarland says that’s all part of their goal…

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McFarland says only Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has more patients in the region.

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