“We are looking at middle to end of January as our hopeful opening date,” Bramlage said. “It will all depend on how the construction goes once we start that process.”
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As a federally qualified health center, Five Rivers has grant funds to serve uninsured patients, and the group has been hoping to expand into schools. Their Trotwood school-based health center is slated to open in mid-November, according to Five Rivers officials.
Dayton Public Schools officials hope lessening student health problems, including asthma that is widespread in the student population, could lead to progress on absenteeism and academic troubles.