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Mobile Health Care Scheduled in Penn Valley


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By: Western Sierra Medical Clinic (WSMC)

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GRASS VALLEY, Calif. November 21, 2012 - Beginning in December, Western Sierra Medical Clinic (WSMC) will be providing medical appointments from the WSMC mobile health van in Penn Valley once a month from the Penn Valley Fire Station.

The new schedule is a reduction from the weekly services that began in May, and is based on current community need and patient scheduling data from the past six months.

"As a non-profit community health center, our mission is to ensure that every individual has access to quality healthcare. Our mobile unit brings medical services to remote areas where individuals may not have ample transportation or the physical ability to get to other appointments," says Dr. Frank Lang, Jr., Chief Medical Officer at Western Sierra Medical Clinic.

The new schedule begins December 11, when appointments will be available from 9 am – 3 pm on the second Monday of each month.

WSMC's Penn Valley services are provided by Dr. Celia Sutton-Pado, an MD with over 20 years of experience in family practice. She is fluent in Spanish, and has expertise in a broad spectrum of health areas including diabetes, pediatrics and women's health.

The mobile health van can be utilized for a variety of health services, including general check-ups, immunization, teen clinic, blood draw, pediatric appointments, and most other medical concerns or conditions.

Advance and same-day appointments are available, with walk-in or minor urgent care accepted based on availability. For information on making an appointment, please contact (530) 274-9762.

Western Sierra Medical Clinic accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal and most commercial insurances. A sliding fee is provided based on family income. WSMC is a non-profit community health center dedicated to providing quality health care for all. For more information about WSMC, visit www.wsmcmed.org.

Western Sierra Medical Clinic, Inc. is a non-profit community health center serving over 17,000 patients throughout Nevada, Sierra and Yuba counties. WSMC offers comprehensive patient-centered medical, dental, maternity and behavioral health care from its sites at Miners Family Health Center in Grass Valley and Western Sierra Medical Clinic in Downieville. It is WSMC's mission to ensure that every person, regardless of ability to pay, has access to quality health care.

 

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