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2/23/2016
Genesis Community Health Welcomed

Genesis Community Health Welcomed New Patients to “Be Well, Boca!” Block Party, Feb. 20
New medical center invited residents to learn more about its services

Boca Raton, Fla. – Feb. 22, 2016 – Genesis Community Health, a non-profit health clinic dedicated to serving patients of all economic levels, welcomed local families to celebrate its new Boca Raton office at the “Be Well, Boca!” Block Party on Feb. 20.

A neighborhood audience enjoyed a bounce house, face painting, a DJ, dancing raffles and food. Staff was on hand to offer free vision, hearing and dental screenings for children, and health and dental screenings for adults. Staff also introduced guests to the comprehensive healthcare and dental services offered at Genesis, which is seeking to be a healthcare home for Boca Raton residents.

Genesis’ services include eligibility for Medicaid, assistance with enrollment for healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, primary care and family practice for all ages.

Patients seeking a healthcare home can visit 30 SE 6th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33432; hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To make appointments, call 561.430.3629.

In Boca Raton, approximately 34,700 low-income patients reside within the city limits, but only 930 are currently being seen at an existing healthcare center. To serve its patients, the new center has access to two bus lines, Routes 1 and 91, and Genesis is working with Boca Helping Hands to reach potential patients and coordinate referrals and appointments.