Pixley, CA – On Thursday, November 17th, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) celebrated the opening of its new Pixley Health Center with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Pixley Community Center. The community was invited to join the event, which was held at the new location at 927 Center Street. The morning included tours of the Pixley Community Center, the new health center space, refreshments, and the gathering of the Pixley community.
The Pixley Health Center marks the organization’s 22nd site, and 18th Community Health Center in Tulare and Kings Counties. Co-located with Community Services Education Training (CSET), the health center will offer family medicine while providing access to resources such as education services, employment training, health insurance enrollment assistance, and housing and energy assistance for the local community. The new health center features three exam rooms for medical services and supports the organization’s team-based, patient-centered medical home model.
The Pixley campus has been a six-year project in the making. Spearheaded by the Pixley Foundation, the partners included CSET and the Tulare County Library. FHCN was invited as the health partner for the project. “The Pixley Health Center is an exciting project that demonstrates how partners can come together in a community to address health and wellness. We are proud to be a part of the community fabric in Pixley”, stated Kerry Hydash President & CEO. The campus will also include a public library opening next year.
FHCN’s Pixley Health Center opened its doors for patients on Friday, November 18th, and will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am to 12:00pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, or for more information about the new FHCN – Pixley Health Center, please call 1-877-960-3426, or visit the website at www.FHCN.org.