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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 18:42

Gray Named “Hero of the Valley” by the Central Valley Health Network

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Gray Named “Hero of the Valley” by the Central Valley Health Network


Livingston Community Health Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Bentley Health Center


Waterford, CA— Bentley Health Center Friday, Livingston Community Health hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their Bentley Health Center, enabling patients and community members in Waterford California to walk through the facility and learn about the improved access to medical care being offered.

“We were honored to be joined today by officials from several government offices, the school district, local hospitals and clinics, and members of the community,” said Leslie McGowan, CEO at Livingston Community Health.

Positive Community Impact

Many patients have already benefited from Bentley Health Center. “Since December, this location has seen a number of patients and we are excited about the positive feedback we are getting from the community” said Allison Jeffery, Director of Administrative Services.

Hero of the Valley

In addition to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and site tours, the clinic also welcomed the Central Valley Health Network (CVHN) to present the Hero of the Valley award to Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced. Cathy Frey, CEO of CVHN noted the award was presented to Adam in thanks for his support of Community Health Centers and AB1130 a bill backed by Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, and signed in November by Gov. Jerry Brown, which allows part-time clinics to operate up to 30 hours a week, an increase from 20 hours. “For patients this means more access,” said Leslie McGowan, CEO at Livingston Community Health.

Bentley Health Center Services

Bentley Health Center is an expansion driven by patient and community feedback and is part of Livingston Community Health’s commitment to deliver care for all. Livingston Community Health is a non-profit community owned health center providing comprehensive primary and preventative health services to all patients regardless of ability to pay. The organization is also committed to take care of patients of all ages, genders, races, and income levels in a culturally appropriate manner. The health center is located at 12619 Bentley Street, Waterford, CA and is currently accepting new patients.

Additional information on the Bentley Health Center is available immediately at http://www.visitlch.org or by calling the office directly at (209) 442-6200.

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