Senator Casey visits RHD’s Family Practice & Counseling Network
January 29, 2018
U.S. Senator Bob Casey visited RHD’s Family Practice & Counseling Network to see firsthand the impact FPCN has on its community. Sen. Casey, who has always been a great advocate for community health centers, talked with patients, met staff, toured the health center and spoke with a number of area health care providers who’d gathered at FPCN for this visit.
FPCN is a network of health centers providing primary care, behavioral health education, prenatal care, family planning services, dental care, community outreach, and advocacy. The nurse-managed centers are primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to serve public housing residents and surrounding communities. Primary care Certified Nurse Practitioners and licensed behavioral health professionals provide high quality care aimed at improving the health status of the underserved, uninsured and vulnerable people.