Pueblo Community Health Center Receives Funding

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(Pueblo, CO, April 27, 2020) Pueblo Community Health Center (PCHC) has received a $25,000 grant from the Caring for Colorado Foundation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Identified as an organization that is a critical partner in providing health services, the award is to help support the needs of the organization’s school-based wellness centers and provide stability during this challenging time.

PCHC offers School-Based Wellness Centers at the following sites: Central High School, Chavez-Huerta Preparatory Academy, East High School, Centennial High School, Risley International Academy of Innovation, and Pueblo County High School. In addition, there is a clinic on the campus of Pueblo Community College. Primary medical and behavioral health care services (including sports physicals) are offered at all locations and most insurance plans are accepted.

Brittany Stadterman, the provider at Central High School, expressed gratitude saying, “We want to thank Caring for Colorado for their generosity in supporting our students and community. Our school wellness team is very excited to see the students again in the fall, we have missed them during this time. All the members in the wellness centers thoroughly enjoy working with students and staff and want to continue to make a difference in their lives.”

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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” us on Facebook.

Contact:

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

About Caring for Colorado Foundation

Caring for Colorado works with communities to catalyze and accelerate change to improve the lives and health of Colorado’s children, youth and families. With optimism and dedication, we work to improve the lives of children and families in Colorado through collaboration, partnership, shared knowledge and grantmaking. We take a long-term view of our work as we seek to address root causes, promote prevention, improve systems and advance policy change. Learn more: caringforcolorado.org

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PCHC is NOT testing for COVID-19

PCHC patients: please call (719) 543-8711 prior to coming to a clinic All patients are asked to wear a mask or face covering while in any PCHC facility

If you feel you have symptoms of COVID-19, testing is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Colorado State Fairgrounds through the end of May

The PCHC dental clinic will only be open to dental emergencies until Governor Polis has lifted the Safer at Home Order

At PCHC, we care about our patients and our employees first and foremost. PCHC is NOT testing for COVID-19, patients please call (719) 543-8711 before coming to a clinic. All patients are asked to wear a mask or face covering while in any PCHC facility. The PCHC dental clinic will only be open to dental emergencies until Governor Polis has lifted the Safer at Home Order. If you feel you have symptoms of COVID-19, testing is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Colorado State Fairgrounds through the end of May.

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