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Dominion grant to support GMCC telemedicine initiative

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, a Community Health Partner of the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic, has provided a $2,600 grant to the clinic through its COVID-19 relief funding effort. The funds will be used to help offset the costs of telemedicine for the GMCC, a new endeavor for the clinic during this pandemic.

“This funding enables us to care for our patients using telemedicine, helping them avoid unnecessary visits to the ER,” said GMCC executive director Arlene Armentor. “This mode of care reduces exposure for our staff and patients, and is an effective way to provide mental health care, especially since anxiety and depression are heightened during this challenging time.”

In March, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation committed $1 million to COVID-19 relief efforts across the United States. “We realize Dominion received $7 million in requests from over 200 organizations nationwide, and we are grateful our clinic was selected,” GMCC board president Louise Theberge...

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