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Shane Knisley, president of Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital, speaks to a socially distanced audience at a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new health center at Clermont Northeastern High School. (Photo: Provided)

Mercy Health – Cincinnati has opened a health center at Clermont Northeastern High School near Batavia.

It’s the sixth school-based center established by Mercy Health.

And it’s one of three centers that will be open year-round and serve community members in addition to students and staff at the schools, Mercy Health spokeswoman Nanette Bentley said in an email to The Enquirer.

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The health center at Clermont Northeastern High School at 5327 Hutchinson Road in Stonelick Township has three exam rooms and will employ a full-time nurse practitioner and medical assistant, according to a Mercy Health press release.

The center will provide primary care, prescription, immunization and mental-health services