Greater Chenango Cares IRT soliciting walk-ins

NORWICH  The Greater Chenango Cares IRT invited members of the press to the Norwich High School Thursday, giving the community a guided tour of the portable medical station.



The program is part of an Innovative Readiness Training exercise that allows trained members of the Army, Navy and reserves to perform medical treatments and prevention techniques to patients.

According to IRT organizers, the goal is two-fold. While the exercise meets training requirements for reservists, the operation also allows the military to serve everyday citizens by offering general medical care, screenings, physical therapy, dental and optometry care.


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