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April 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 10
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CHI SIGNS AGREEMENT TO OPEN NEW KEY WEST HEALTH CENTER

 

June 22 2020 - Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is proud to announce its agreement with the city of Key West to open a new health center in Key West’s Bahama Village. CHI’s latest project will fulfill its vision of serving Monroe County with a healthcare center in the lower, middle and upper Keys.

CHI and the city of Key West signed the agreement on June 1st, 2020 to open the new health center at 727 Fort Street, Key West, FL 33040. The new facility is slated to open its doors to the community in 2021. It will provide an array of services to the Monroe County community including family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and dental services. The health center will also include behavioral health services as well as pharmacy capabilities. 
"Our community is proud to provide quality healthcare options for every one of our residents,” said Teri Johnston, Mayor of the City of Key West. “That is why we are so pleased that CHI has joined us as the new health center provider located in the heart of Bahama Village as we continue to provide healthcare services for all.”
 
With 11 health centers and 35 school-based health centers, CHI is dedicated to providing exceptional, quality, healthcare services to South Florida residents. Currently, CHI has two health centers in the Keys: the Tavernier Health Center, 91200 Overseas Highway MM 91, Unit 17 Tavernier, FL 33070, and the Marathon Health Center, 2805 Overseas Highway MM 48.5, Marathon, FL 33050. 
 
“We are committed to serving the Monroe County community and we will continue delivering excellence in our healthcare services provided,” said Brodes H. Hartley, Jr., President, and CEO of CHI. “I am really proud that we have been able to establish our presence in Bahama Village by offering COVID-19 testing. We are excited to continue expanding CHI’s footprint with our Key West Health Center.” he continued.
 
Key West residents can already utilize CHI services via telehealth in primary care, pediatrics, urgent care, behavioral health, OB/GYN and dental by calling (305) 252-4820. They can also request an appointment in person at the CHI Marathon Health Center and Tavernier Health Center.
 
 
About Community Health of South Florida, Inc.
Since 1971, CHI has been a beacon of hope providing access to high quality healthcare for all regardless of insurance status, income level or background. The non-profit federally qualified health center offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, pediatrics, OB/GYN, dental, urgent care, behavioral health, vision, radiology, pharmacy, transportation and more. CHI has 11 health centers and 35 school-based sites. CHI is a recipient of the Florida Governor’s Sterling Award. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and is also accredited as a patient centered medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. CHI is also designated as a behavioral health medical home. In addition, CHI is home to the Brodes H. Hartley Jr., Teaching Health Center, training the next generation of doctors in family medicine and psychiatry. CHI recently broke ground on the first Children’s Crisis Center in southern Miami-Dade County this month. It will service kids with severe behavioral health problems from Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties.
 

 

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