HFHC Expands to Sumter County with New Location

Ocala, FL, May 2, 2023 – Heart of Florida Health Center (HFHC) is pleased to announce its expansion to Sumter County, opening a new Primary Medical Care and Pharmacy Location in The Villages.
This will be HFHC’s ninth Primary Care office and its fourth in-house low-cost Pharmacy, which also includes a drive-thru pharmacy.

My vision is to have a positive community impact that will improve the lives of those we serve through community partnerships, collaborations, and synergies providing excellent affordable healthcare.” said Matt Clay, Chief Executive Officer.

This project is part of our Board of Director’s strategic vision to continue growing and meet the ever-increasing needs of our communities. HFHC will be partnering with the Veterans of America by sharing space for a Vet Center, providing behavioral and mental health services with the benefit of providing Primary Medical Care and Pharmacy services for Veterans and their families.

“HFHC strives to enhance health care access based on coordination with our partners,” states Maria Torres, Chief Operations Officer. “The Villages is a testament to a need recognized and proposed to us to fulfill due to our reputation. We are excited to step up for this community,” said Torres.

“We are excited to begin establishing new relationships.” Clay states. “The prospect of continued alliances to achieve our mission while providing more access to Primary Health care for Marion and Sumter Counties shows the future is bright, and that is very inspiring!” concluded Clay.

The estimated opening date is Fall 2023, with a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.


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 and Sumter county’s residents by providing quality primary medical, dental, and mental health services. HFHC has nine (10) sites: HFHC Belleview, HFHC Central, HFHC Dunnellon, HFHC Main, HFHC Reddick, HFHC SW-Marion Oaks, HFHC Ocala West, Beacon Point, College Park Elementary, and Pine Drive-thru Pharmacy.

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Heart of Florida Health Center
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2553 E. Silver Springs Boulevard
Ocala, FL 34470