Busy health clinic in Clarksville getting bigger

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee's busiest rural Women, Infants and Children clinic is getting bigger.

The facility in Montgomery County has broken ground for an 8,000-square-foot wing. It served more than 9,800 patients in the past year, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

It provides support for the sprawling Fort Campbell post nearby; approximately 31 percent of the clinic users in Montgomery County are military families.

Officials said the new wing will allow for better nutrition education service and other benefits.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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