Community Health News

New Horizon Family Health Expanding Services With Mobile Medical Team

New Horizon Family Health Center, Care on Wheels vehicle

Source: Fox Carolina
Published: September 22nd, 2023
Article Author: Kennedi Harris
CIMS Partner Center:  New Horizon Family Health Services.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – Lack of access to transportation creates many barriers for people in Greenville County, including healthcare. New Horizon Family Health Services is taking its services on the road.

“A lot of our patients just have barriers to care that they are facing. One of these is a lack of transportation to get to the doctor’s office,” said Rachel Amaral, the Program Coordinator at New Horizon Family Health Services.

That’s where the mobile team steps in. Amaral says the initiative was funded by the American Rescue Plan. Aimed at eliminating healthcare barriers, something New Horizon’s 3 clinics already do—but this expands further.

“We can go anywhere, see anyone,” she said.

There is more to read. Click on the button to read the remaining of the article.