New van helps Open Door Clinic reach more patients

Middlebury’s Open Door Clinic (ODC) keeps rolling along, and the portability of its free healthcare services will soon be enhanced by a new van. 

Free clinic rolls out COVID vaccine to farmworkers

MIDDLEBURY — Most people see the COVID-19 vaccine as a ticket to freedom, travel and reconnecting with friends and loved ones after 14 months of pandemic-forced seclusion. Consequently, the vaccine tends to be its own best advertisement. For the most part … (read more)

Migrant workers will benefit from new grant

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury-based Open Door Clinic (ODC) has received a $14,594 grant through the Northeast Dental Foundation, money that Addison County’s free clinic will use in support of a University of Vermont study of the oral health of migrant workers. … (read more)

Open Door Clinic sees spike in insurance inquiries

MIDDLEBURY — With COVID-19 seemingly under control in Addison County, the Middlebury Open Door Clinic (ODC) may soon reopen its doors to area folks with little or no health insurance. Meanwhile, the free clinic on the Porter Medical Center campus has seen … (read more)

Local doc helped at Arizona border shelter

MIDDLEBURY — Dr. Linn Larson has treated scores of migrant farm workers during her two decades as a volunteer with Middlebury’s Open Door Clinic. Concerned about the growing crisis at the United States’ southern border, Larson recently spent a 10-day “vac … (read more)

Open Door Clinic wins grants, plans for the future

MIDDLEBURY — The Open Door Clinic (ODC) in Middlebury enters 2019 on a high note, with two recent grant awards and a strategic plan that will sharpen the focus of the free medical service for the next three years. The awards include a $20,000 Ben & Jerry’ … (read more)