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Congressman to Visit Parke County Health Center
August 9, 2013

Vermillion-Parke Community Health Center (VPCHC) will celebrate National Health Center Week with a special visit from Congressman Buschon at the VPCHC Bloomingdale health center on Wednesday, August 14th.

The Bloomingdale health center provides services including primary medical care, preventive and acute care, chronic disease care, well child and sick child visits, as well as behavioral health care services.

“It is very rewarding to work in a community where our services are so much needed.  I feel we are providing care in the Bloomingdale area for many underserved individuals who otherwise would find it difficult or impossible to access quality health services.  Being a community health center allows us to provide those services,” stated VPCHC Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Eric Beachy. Dr. Beachy is currently serving patients in Bloomingdale.

Congressman Buschon will be providing insight into healthcare from a provider’s perspective, as a physician himself.  This visit is intended to highlight to the Congressman the federal funding that is being utilized in his district.

The Bloomingdale health center is accepting new patients and is open Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located at 201 W. Academy St., Bloomingdale, IN. If you need assistance or would like to schedule an appointment, please call the health center at (765) 498-9000.

VPCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing comprehensive primary health care and related services for ALL individuals and families. VPCHC provides primary and preventive health care services, along with behavioral health services to the citizens of Vermillion and Parke counties, and surrounding communities.

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VPCHC board member, Jerry Newlin, Congressman Buschon, VPCHC CMO, Dr. Beachy, and VPCHC CEO, Elizabeth Burrows, gather for a photo outside the Bloomingdale health center.

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Congressman Larry Buschon arrives to tour the VPCHC Bloomingdale health center facility during National Health Center Week.

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Dr. Eric Beachy, Chief Medical Officer of VPCHC, shares how valuable the Bloomingdale health center will be for Bloomingdale and the local communities, as it increases access to primary health care for residents.

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Dr. Beachy and Congressman Buschon discuss the opportunities of patient care with an available minor procedure room at the facility.

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Congressman Buschon and VPCHC staff.

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VPCHC staff and Congressman Buschon gather for a photo outside the Bloomingdale health center.