Family medicine + pediatrics
LHRC cares for children and adults of all ages.
LHRC supports our patients with family planning services, prenatal, labor and delivery, and postnatal care. Families who choose Little Rivers Health Care for their obstetrics and prenatal care experience the highest level of personal attention throughout the women’s pregnancy. Our family-focused environment provides a range of medical and emotional support for women during this exciting, life-changing time in their lives during pregnancy, delivery, and infanthood. Our program offers:
-New birth center with birthing tub home-life setting at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH).
-One of only two Vermont hospitals designated as Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization.
-Team-based care model so that families will have the comfort of knowing the physician who delivers their baby.
Little Rivers Health Care’s integrated behavioral health team will work with you to help you make positive changes in your life. LRHC identifies Mental Health is just as important as Physical Health. In addition to traditional counseling services, we have integrated into local schools, offer a Medication Assisted Treatment recovery program, and are implementing Trauma Informed Care both in the clinics and in our community.
We provide the following procedures at all offices (double check that):
Infectious Disease Management
We provide annual physical exams for all patients, as well as physicals for camp, school, sports teams, pre-operative exams, pre-employment exams, and exams for the Department of Transportation.
The RCMC Mobile van provides services for ages 1 up to 21, located at schools within our region. In addition, we now have a Public Health Dental Hygienist at LRHC. We will be providing services at all three clinics including: dental assessments, sealants, fluoride treatments, routine hygiene visits, periodontal procedures and referrals when necessary. Education to patients will be a key component.
oral health/ dental visits
Clinical Care Coordination provide a myriad of services from assistance with housing to promoting community wellness and outreach. Our care coordinators offer assistance applying for health insurance, prescription assistance, applying for our 340B program “Sliding Fee Scale”, and attending and offering services through home visits. Care Coordinators assist in facilitating mental health referrals, attending school meetings for our pediatric patients, and coordinate the use of our Computer Lab and affiliated services.
Little Rivers Health Care supports Dartmouth College medical students participating in Project Salud by supervising medical visits for Spanish speaking agricultural employees on local farms two times a year, once in the spring and once in the fall.
Farm outreach program
Education and Outreach
Throughout the year we offer Healthier Living Workshops, which are scientifically based self-management programs, created to empower our patients’ to take control of their chronic conditions. We also work with a varied group of community members through the Blueprint for Health to continually address community needs.