August 14, 2020

Contact: Michael Costa

Northern Counties Health Care
165 Sherman Drive
St. Johnsbury, VT  05862
(802) 748-9405


St. Johnsbury, VT – Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Burke Mountain Academy (BMA), located in East Burke, Vermont. The partnership will provide Burke Mountain Academy students primary care services while they are enrolled with Burke Mountain Academy. 

Physician Assistant, Patrick Anderson, of NCHC’s St. Johnsbury Community Health Center will act as the primary care provider liaison to BMA and will work to ensure that BMA students receive high-quality compassionate care day or night.

“Northern Counties Health Care remains dedicated to ensuring the health and wellbeing of everyone in the Northeast Kingdom and we are happy to assist Burke Mountain Academy in ensuring their students get the care they need, especially in light of the upcoming coming flu season and the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic,” said Christopher Towne, Director of FQHC Operations.

BMA students will receive their care through office visits and telehealth appointments. NCHC will work to support Burke Mountain Academy students and families as they are welcomed back into the community.

“We are very pleased to be partnering with NCHC to elevate the standard of ongoing care for our students. We feel that this is an ideal fit for our school and are grateful to have the support of the NCHC team as we welcome students back to campus in the coming weeks,” said Willy Booker, BMA Head of School.

NCHC encompasses five community health centers, three dental centers, and a certified home health care & hospice division providing a full spectrum of quality, affordable, and compassionate health care services to patients of all ages, throughout the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. For more information, visit NCHC is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS00632. This information or content and conclusion are those of the author and should not be constructed on the official or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.