PRESS RELEASE: Heart of Florida Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Event
Heart of Florida Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Event
Ocala, FL, January 7, 2020 – Heart of Florida Health Center, (HFHC) is hosting a COVID-19 Event for the 65 and older community this Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 8a-4p at its Main Location on 2553 E. Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala.
“The ability to provide these services to our community aligns with our mission, not only to help the most vulnerable, but all the residents of Marion County. We are proud to be a contributor with the other quality healthcare providers in Ocala, says Jamie Ulmer, CEO.
HFHC began giving vaccines to healthcare providers, staff, and frontline workers on Tuesday, January 5th, giving over 1000 vaccines. HFHC in partnership with the Florida Department of Health has also offered and performed almost 10,000 COVID-19 tests since the start of the pandemic.
Dr. Tabatha Downey MD, CMO of Heart of Florida Health Center, states “I am pleasantly surprised of the enthusiastic interest and response in getting the vaccine; the first day we provided over 400 vaccines. I am more than thrilled that HFHC have the resources to give the vaccine to those that want it.”
About Heart of Florida Health Center
Heart of Florida Health Center is a federally qualified nonprofit health center (FQHC) founded in 2009 as a successor to Community Health Services Inc. Its mission is to improve the overall health status of Marion County residents by providing quality primary medical, dental and mental health services. HFHC has eight (7) sites: HFHC Main, Belleview, Central, Dunnellon, Reddick, SW-Marion Oaks, and Ocala West.
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Heart of Florida Health Center
2553 E. Silver Springs Boulevard
Ocala, FL 34470
Heart of Florida Health Center recognized nationally for achieving the highest Level III Patient Centered Medical Home Status and as a Quality Leader in the top 30% Clinical Outcomes, vision is to be the provider of the highest quality, affordable, patient-centered primary health care in Marion County.