(Huntington, WV)  OVP HEALTH is delighted to announce the addition of Julie A. Thompson, DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) as the newest advanced practice provider at the company’s outpatient health center at 601 20th Street in Huntington.

Thompson brings more than 20 years of local nursing experience to OVP HEALTH, including 18 years in Cabell Huntington Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center.

At OVP HEALTH, Thompson will utilize that experience to provide a wide range of quality primary healthcare services, including treatment of minor illnesses, injuries and health conditions; physical examinations; wellness exams; sports physicals; preventive care; and medication assisted treatment for substance abuse disorders.

OVP HEALTH’s outpatient health center on 20th Street in Huntington accepts walk-in patients, but appointments can be scheduled by calling 304.781.0076.

OVP HEALTH provides an extensive range of emergency department and hospitalist services for local and regional hospitals; operates a network of community primary care centers; and offers accredited outpatient and inpatient medication-assisted treatment and counseling services for people suffering from addiction in a growing number of communities across West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia.

For more information about OVP HEALTH, go to ovphealth.com.