Taking Healthcare for a Ride

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Created: Monday, 17 January 2011 18:00
Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:41
Published: Monday, 17 January 2011 18:00
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Taking Healthcare for a Ride

Regardless of an individual's ability to pay or to travel, healthcare should be accessible to all those who need it. Through its mobile health care clinic, Christ Community Health Services provides complete acute and primary care, disease prevention and guidance to the homeless in the Memphis area by bringing healthcare directly to them. Services that are offered include: Screenings for common health problems, Health and developmental assessments for children Immunizations and preventive care Diagnosis of medical Problems and Health Needs Treatment and Management for specific disease problems Treatment of minor injuries Staff can also provide individuals with referrals to enable them to receive evaluations and care beyond what is available on the van. Christ Community Health Services also operates five health centers in the Memphis area that provides quality healthcare at an affordable cost. Services provided through the health centers may vary from clinic to clinic. However, services that are generally offered includes adult and pediatric primary care, obstetrics/gynecology, HIV care management, prenatal and parenting classes, social work, dentistry, pharmacy and various outreach programs. To schedule an appointment or to request more information call (901) 271-6000.

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