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Fair Haven Community Health Care


Executive Director– Katrina Clark, MPH
www.fhchc.org

Fair Haven Community Health Center began as a community-initiated free clinic in 1971, located first in a storefront and local elementary school. Since 1975, Fair Haven Community Health Center has been located in a renovated turn-of-the-century house in the heart of the community; expanding to three houses converted to a modern and spacious health care facility.

Serving a multi-ethnic community in the eastern part of New Haven, the Fair Haven Community Health Center is affiliated with the Yale-New Haven Hospital of the Hospital of St. Raphael. All ten physicians on staff have clinical teaching faculty appointments to the Yale School of Medicine and all nurse practitioners hold faculty appointments to the Yale School of Nursing. Executive Director Katrina Clark holds a teaching appointment as a Lecturer at Yale School of Public Health.

Fair Haven Community Health Center provides care to over 10,000 patients of all ages in a patient population which is 62% Latino, 19% Black or African-American and 19% White. In addition to a strong emphasis on preventive care and wellness, the Center also offers excellent episodic care, continuity of care in the Hospital by Center physicians and 24-hour telephone access.

Special programs at the Fair Haven Community Health Center include an early literacy program, education and support for home daycare providers, group prenatal program, and wellness center. The Center also provides specialty medical clinicians on site including a gastro-enterologist, endocrinologist, nephrologist and ob-gyn. The staff comprises pediatricians, internists, advanced practice nurses (family and pediatric) and certified nurse midwives.
 

Satellite sites:
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  • Fair Haven Medical Group at Bella Vista
  • Body Shop at Wilbur Cross High School
  • Body Shop at Fair Haven Middle School
  • Body Shop at Clinton Avenue School

 

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