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Erie County Community Health Center Delivers Comprehensive Care

The Erie County Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing comprehensive services in a patient-centered medical home environment. Following the Circle of Care model, the Erie County Community Health Center improves health care in Erie County by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered.  It is not simply a place but a model of the organization of primary care that delivers the core functions of primary health care.

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Program Spotlight: Wellness Health Incentive Program

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Sally Hershey coordinates the Erie County Wellness Health Incentive Program (WHIP), which offers individual health assessments, screenings, and immunizations for all Erie County staff at 12 locations throughout the county. The WHIP program is an evidence-based strategy to improve employee health and wellness. According to Sally “employees like the option to come in and have free assessments done and they are glad to get the results right away. Participants love that I go to the individual offices where they work.” The WHIP program has improved employee health, productivity, and decreased long-term medical costs.

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