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New healthcare hub coming to East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive (UPCC)

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo Credit: CTV News Vancouver)
B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo Credit: CTV News Vancouver)

Vancouver is getting a second Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC), this time in East Vancouver.

The NDP government promised to implement UPCCs as a part of its 2017 election campaign. The facilities are intended to take stress off of hospital ERs while providing patients with same-day access to doctors and nurses.

The newest facility, located at 1145 Commercial Drive where it will partner with the REACH Community Health Centre, will be the ninth in the province.

Read the full story on Global News.

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