Sliding scale health-care services:

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Checkups when you’re well, and treatment when you’re sick

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Immunizations and checkups for your children

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Preventive and primary care dental services

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Prescription medications and diabetic supplies

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Mental health and substance abuse care

Looking for help after hours?

NOTCH has 24/7 after-hours phone coverage – call the location where you receive your care and follow the instructions to reach the on-call provider.

Interested in becoming a Patient?

Visit our Getting Started page for information on becoming a NOTCH Patient

Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

NOTCH has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home since 2012.

The PCMH model of care places an emphasis on evidence and team-based care, communication, access, and care coordination. It also emphasizes better management of chronic conditions. This means that at NOTCH, we take extra care to track patients who have chronic diseases such as diabetes, or are at an age where critical preventative screenings, such as colonoscopies, need to begin.

NOTCH’s recognition is a reflection of our commitment to improving the health of our community. By managing and preventing chronic disease and promoting healthy lifestyles, we aim to empower our patients to take a proactive approach in managing their self-care and well-being.

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News & Updates

How NOTCH is making a difference in Swanton! Learn about NOTCH’s wrap-around services in the Swanton community including medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, and dental…Read more >

Meet NOTCH’s Newest Providers! Advanced Practice Providers are critical to NOTCH’s mission which is to promote, preserve and restore the health of persons residing in Northwestern Vermont. Meet several of NOTCH’s new Advanced Practice Providers…Read more >

Naomi Wolcott-MacCausland Named Vermont’s 2023 Community Star! NOTCH board member, Naomi Wolcott-MacCausland, was awarded Vermont’s 2023 Community Star by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health for her work leading UVM Extension’s migrant health programsRead more >

NOTCH Welcomes Pediatrician, Dr. Scott Spicer, at Swanton Health Center! Dr. Scott Spicer, a Board-Certified Pediatrician, joins the NOTCH provider team. Dr. Spicer talks to the Saint Albans Messenger about the vision behind NOTCH’s new pediatric services…Read more >

About NOTCH

Northern Tier Center for Health (NOTCH) is a mission driven primary care practice with a focus on quality and continuity of care. We are a not-for-profit corporation governed by a community-based Board of Directors whose mission is to provide high-quality care in Vermont’s Franklin and Grand Isle counties.

NOTCH’s team of compassionate and devoted health care professionals and support staff develop long-term relationships with patients, often serving multi-generational families. The organization offers a full spectrum of health care services, including family medicine, internal medicine, behavioral health, pharmacy, lab, and general dentistry.