- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - The veterans hospital in White River Junction, Vt., has added an iron gate at its main entrance to improve security.

The new gate follows a Veterans Administration “Vulnerability Assessment” conducted in 2010.

VA Hospital Director Deborah Amdur tells Vermont Public Radio (https://bit.ly/1iZk4dn) she’s confident the hospital is taking all the necessary steps to maintain safety while at the same time being a welcoming place to find help.

VA officials say there are also many other less visible security measures in place. A security fence will be expanded as resources become available.

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Information from: WVPS-FM, https://www.vpr.net

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