Visalia, CA – On Thursday, April 28th, local government and school leaders, community members, and the board and staff of Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) gathered to celebrate the opening of the organization’s newest Community Health Center in Traver, CA. Joined by Assemblyman Devon Mathis, Tulare County Board Supervisor Steve Worthley, Anneka Sweeney, Field Representative for Congressman Devin Nunes, and Traver Joint School District Superintendent Steve Ramirez, FHCN’s Grand Opening Ceremony included an official ribbon cutting, guided tours of the new health center, and live entertainment from students of Traver Elementary School’s band and folkloric dance team. The health center opened to patients on December 9, 2015 and offers comprehensive family medicine and pediatric services.
“We are grateful for our community partners who came out to support Family HealthCare Network and our newest health center in Traver,” stated FHCN President & CEO Kerry Hydash. “The new health center provides unprecedented access to health care for local school children, families, and for the entire Traver community.”
Located at 4177 Avenue 368 on a parcel of Traver Elementary School land, FHCN’s newest site is a school-based health center. The new, 3,700 square foot health center features six exam rooms for medical services and supports the organization’s team-based, patient-centered medical home model. The Traver Health Center marks the organization’s twentieth site, and sixteenth Community Health Center in Tulare and Kings Counties.
The Traver Health Center is open Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. To schedule your appointment, or for more information about Family HealthCare Network’s Traver Health Center, please call 1-877-960-3426, or visit www.FHCN.org.
About Family HealthCare Network:
Family HealthCare Network is a private nonprofit organization that operates 20 sites, 16 of which are federally qualified health centers located throughout Tulare and Kings Counties. Our mission is to provide quality health care to everyone in the communities we serve. With more than 160 medical and dental providers in our network, we provide access to a wide range of coordinated health services. FHCN also offers pharmacy services, free transportation, and extended evening and weekend hours. FHCN is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 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.