For Immediate Release

Fresno, CA – On January 13, 2020, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) celebrates the beginning of the year with the opening of its new Fresno Shields Health Center located at 3505 E. Shields Ave. Fresno, CA 93726. The health center offers pediatric and on-site lab services.

“We are excited to open our fifth location in Fresno County and work with an established pediatric provider in the area,” stated Kerry Hydash, President & CEO. The Shields Health Center marks the organization’s thirty-ninth site, and thirty-fourth Federally Qualified Health Center in Tulare, Fresno, and Kings Counties.

The Shields Health Center has been an established pediatrics office in Fresno since 1995. Razia Sheikh, MD will continue to provide pediatric services for the community under new management by Family HealthCare Network. The change will allow Dr. Sheikh to expand her health care services to the underserved population in Fresno.

The Shields Health Center’s hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed 12pm-1pm. To schedule your appointment, or for more information about the new Family HealthCare Network Fresno Shields Health Center, please call 559-226-4266 or 1-877-960-3426, or visit the website at

About Family HealthCare Network:

Family HealthCare Network is a private nonprofit organization that operates 39 sites, 34 of which are federally qualified health centers 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 Like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at

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