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Family HealthCare Network & Kings County Host Joint COVID-19 Vaccine Event for the Elderly

HANFORD, CA.— Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) and the Kings County Department of Public Health announce the release of COVID-19 vaccines in the Home Garden area of Hanford, CA for individuals aged 65 years or older.

Yesterday, FHCN and the Kings County Department of Public Health hosted a joint event at Kings Community Action Organization in Hanford, California where 110 vaccines were administered. Individuals who participated in the event had pre-registered for the vaccine through the Kings County Department of Public Health. All individuals vaccinated were 65 years of age or older.

“We have been serving in Kings County for over 10 years and are pleased to have been able to partner with the Kings County Department of Public Health to administer COVID-19 vaccines in an area of great need. Vaccines are currently the most effective way of combating the COVID-19 virus, and have been deemed safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We strive to keep our communities and staff safe,” said Kerry Hydash, President & CEO of Family HealthCare Network.

“We thank our community for their support in keeping their neighbors safe, and for their patience as supplies are replenished and appointments become available, said Ed Hill, Director of Public Health.
The Kings County Department of Public Health will keep the public informed of vaccine appointments through the Kings County website,www.kingscovidinfo.com . You can also register to be notified when you are eligible for the vaccine at www.fhcn.org/vaccine-interest-form.

Family HealthCare Network is following the lead of the Kings County Department of Public Health in the release of vaccines for each tier. At this time the focus will be on vaccinations for essential health workers and individuals 65 and older. Over the last several weeks, FHCN has been administering vaccines to qualified individuals, and are excited to continue offering the vaccine to the public when it becomes available.

About Family HealthCare Network
Family HealthCare Network is a private nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that operates 41 sites, located throughout Tulare, Fresno, and Kings Counties. Our mission is to provide quality health care to all. With nearly 300 clinical providers in our network, we provide access to a wide range of coordinated health services, including family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, adult and children’s dentistry, pharmacy, internal medicine, behavioral health, nutritional counseling, health education, case management, community health and outreach, and eligibility assistance. An array of specialty services such as optometry, chiropractic care, podiatry, perinatology, endocrinology, and general surgery complement our full list of services offered. Family HealthCare Network also offers free transportation and extended evening and weekend hours. Family HealthCare Network is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient Centered Medical Home and is dually recognized by The Joint Commission with its Gold Seal of Approval® for Patient Quality and Safety and as a Patient Centered Primary Medical Home.

For more information about Family HealthCare Network please call 1-877-960-3426 or visit our website at www.FHCN.org. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/fhcn.org or follow us on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/FHCN. ###