Gifford Community Listening Tour visits 4 central Vermont towns

Vermont Business Magazine Leaders from Gifford Health Care and partners Capstone Community Action, Clara Martin Center, and Tri-Valley Transit will share information about their programs and services and invite feedback from area residents this month during Gifford’s second annual Community Listening Tour.  

The Community Listening Tour will make the following stops. Community members are encouraged to attend the session most convenient for them. 

  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18: Montague Golf Clubhouse, 48 Randolph Ave., Randolph 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19: Royalton Academy, 4182 VT-14, South Royalton 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26: Pierce Hall, 38 S. Main St., Rochester 
  • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27: Chelsea Town Hall, 296 VT-110, Chelsea 

“We are committed to serving the health care needs of our community and helping to ensure access to a variety of services,” said Gifford President and CEO Dan Bennett. “Hearing directly from community members about issues of concern helps us succeed in meeting those needs.” 

In addition to health care, the evening’s agenda includes discussion of local transportation, behavioral health care and substance abuse services, and social services. 

“Thank you to our partners at Tri-Valley Transit, Clara Martin Center, and Capstone Community Action for joining us on our Community Listening Tour,” Bennett said. “We are grateful for this opportunity to connect and encourage questions and feedback.”  

For more information about the Community Listening Tour, call 802-728-2380.  

Gifford is a community hospital in Randolph, Vt., with family health centers in Berlin, Bethel, Chelsea, Randolph, and Rochester, and specialty services throughout central Vermont. A Federally Qualified Health Center and a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the country, Gifford is a full-service hospital with a 24-hour emergency department and inpatient unit; many surgical services; an adult day program; 49-unit independent living facility, and a nursing home. The hospital’s mission is to improve individual and community health by providing and assuring access to affordable, high-quality health care in Gifford’s service area. 

Source: RANDOLPH, Vt., Sept. 11, 2023—Gifford Health Care