Pueblo Community Health Center Breaks Ground on New Clinic

(Pueblo, CO, Oct 9, 2020) – Pueblo Community Health Center (PCHC) broke ground recently to mark the official start of the construction of their new clinic at East 8th and La Crosse Streets in Pueblo.

The three-story, 64,000 square foot clinic will include a pharmacy, lab, and dental services in addition to medical and behavioral health care. Anticipated open date is October 2021. The current Park Hill clinic staff will relocate to the new building once complete. The clinic will allow PCHC to serve an additional 5,000 patients in the next 10 years.

The project, a $24M, state-of-the art, net-zero energy facility will be the largest investment in Pueblo’s east side neighborhood in decades. In addition to traditional financing and its own cash, PCHC has secured New Market Tax Credits and a lead gift from The Colorado Trust.

The groundbreaking ceremony included Donald Moore, PCHC CEO, PCHC Board President Michael Gage, PCHC Foundation Board President Nick Donovan, PCHC Board Member Angelina Martinez, and Larry Atencio, Pueblo City Council – District 2 Rep.

PCHC has officially launched their $3.3M East Side Expansion Capital Campaign – With You, We Can. For more information please contact Laura Kelly at (719) 543-8718 x152, or to donate online please visit www.pueblochc.org/give.

 

About PCHC

Pueblo Community Health Center’s mission has been the same since 1983: To provide primary health care to those in need. In 2019, over 27,000 patients received care at a PCHC facility. To learn more about PCHC and its Foundation, please visit www.pueblochc.org and like or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Contact:

Sommer Street, Communications Manager
Pueblo Community Health Center
www.pueblochc.org
sstreet@pueblochc.org
(719) 543-8718 x 316

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Please call (719) 543-8711 before coming to a clinic so we can determine how best to safely meet your needs. All patients/visitors are required to wear a mask while in any PCHC facility. The PCHC dental clinic is open and treating emergencies and providing other limited services - call 564-4823 for more information. PCHC is referring patients who need a COVID-19 test to the Colorado State Fairgrounds testing site (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

AAAHC Notice of Accreditation Survey

Pueblo Community Health Center has voluntarily requested this accreditation survey as a means of having a third-party review of the entire organization to build upon strengths or identify opportunities to improve its delivery of safe, high-quality health care. PCHC’s AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.) survey dates are set for October 26-27, 2020. Review the full notice here.

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