List of Community Health Centers
Charter Oak Health Center
President & CEO – Alfreda
Charter Oak Health Care was established in 1978
and began offering health care services in 1979. Founded by community
and leaders, Charter Oak serves patients from throughout southern
Hartford and surrounding neighborhoods.
Charter Oak physicians
hold appointments as Assistant Professors of Clinical Medicine
at University of Connecticut School of Medicine,
and have staff privileges at Hartford Hospital. The Center provides
comprehensive primary medical, dental and behavioral health services
to people in all life cycles. The patient population is diverse:
20% Black, 5% White; 59% Hispanic; and 16% unreported/unknown.
Oak serves more than 8,700 people from the greater Hartford area.
Providing “one-stop-shopping” in a culturally
appropriate and sensitive atmosphere, Charter Oak is committed
to financially and physically accessible health care for both
young and old alike.
Among the special services offered by Charter
Oak are: elderly health services, health care for homeless
individuals, and school-based
health care. The Center is also a clinical training site for
medical, nursing, nurse practitioner, dental hygiene, dental
assisting and medical assisting students. On staff are physicians,
family nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists
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Charter Oak Health Center is accredited by the Joint Commission
on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
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