Monroe-area veterans look forward to larger clinic

MONROE, La. (AP) — Northeast Louisiana military veterans will have a new, larger clinic for health care once a $4.7 million expansion project is completed later this year in Monroe.

The current clinic is about 9,000 square feet. The News-Star reports (http://townta.lk/Xwp3vG ) that construction is expected to start soon on a 21,000-square-foot facility near the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Pharmacy.

Once completed, the clinic is expected to eventually double its medical staff by adding more doctors or nurse practitioners. The facility currently has five doctors.

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