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New SC Naval Health Clinic opens in Charleston

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A new Naval Health Clinic is opening in Charleston to serve active duty Navy men and women, their families, retirees and military veterans.

Commanding Officer Navy Capt. Paula McClure says the 188,000-square-foot facility opens Monday and reflects coordination between the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration.

The $47 million facility consolidates all existing Navy medical services in the area and expands VA support for veterans in the region.

Navy officials advise that since the clinic is located on the Naval Weapons Station, all patients must get a decal for their vehicles from the station's pass and badge office.

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