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A new veterans' clinic is now open in Roane County.

The Harriman Community Based Outpatient Clinic opened its doors Wednesday. An official grand opening ceremony is slated for April 16.

For years, Roane County residents fought for a VA hospital. While the clinic is not a hospital, it features on-site medical professionals and offers tele-communication services

There used to be a VA clinic in Rockwood, but that closed due to understaffing.

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