April 3, 2013
For immediate release

Regional Clinics to break ground on clinic expansion
Camano Island, WA – Skagit Regional Clinics will break ground on a 1,000-square-foot remodel and addition to their Camano Island clinic, located at 127 N. East Camano Drive, on April 9, 2013. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at the clinic at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend this event.
The project will add five new exam rooms, enlarge the nurse’s work station and will glass in the reception area for increased patient privacy. In addition, power doors will be added to the main entry, making the clinic more easily accessible. Fresh interior and exterior paint and a partial roof replacement will also be included in the remodel. The project is scheduled to be complete in August 2013.  The clinic will remain open during construction.
The expansion is estimated to cost $550,000. Much of that total ($450,000) will be paid for through a Washington State Department of Commerce grant.
Skagit Regional Clinics – Camano Island opened in 1999 under the name Camano Community Health Clinic. It remains the only health care clinic on Camano Island. It is staffed by two family medicine providers, Joshua Griggs, MD and Anne Herbert, PA-C, and also offers limited lab services. 
Skagit Regional Clinics is a multi-specialty medical group that has served area residents since 1971 under the name Skagit Valley Medical Center. In July, 2010, SVMC merged with Skagit Valley Hospital to form Skagit Regional Clinics. Today the SRC medical staff has expanded to include more than 100 physicians and allied healthcare professionals in 20 medical specialties caring for patients in Skagit, Island and north Snohomish counties. For more information about the Skagit Regional Clinics, please visit www.srclinics.org. For information about SRC – Camano Island, call 360-387-5398.