Welcome to the AxessPointe Community Health Centers’ website!
AxessPointe Community Health Centers are federally qualified health centers (commonly called community health centers) located in Northeast Ohio. Originally named Akron Community Health Resources, Inc., the first center was located in Akron, OH and received funding in 1994 from the Bureau of Primary Health Care to establish the first federally qualified health center in Summit County, The Board of Directors expanded services to Portage County in August 2008.
- the number of sites have expanded to 5 sites (Akron, Kent, Barberton, and 2 in the downtown Akron area)
- the services provided have expanded to include dental and diabetes education
- the provider numbers have increased to 20 Physicians, 7 Nurse Practitioners, and 4 Dentists
During the last decade our services have increasingly become more patient centered and quality focused, resulting in improved patient health outcomes. We now partner with more community agencies than ever to improve the ability of our patients to receive all the services available in our region to assist them in achieving their health goals.
You’ve seen the data on addictions’ impact on our country and know the costs to families and communities. Today, November 10, Dr. Oz will sit down with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to discuss the state of addictions in our country and why we have to change the way we think about and address these diseases.
They will set the stage for the National Night of Conversation on Thursday, November 19. The White House designated the 19th a special evening building upon President Obama’s visit to West Virginia where he discussed the growing epidemic. It is a call to action to encourage families to sit down and talk to their children about addictions.
On November 19, the National Council will show our support on social media, posting an empty dinner plate with the hashtag #NightofConversation. This plate symbolizes that dinner is about much more than food; it’s also about conversation.
It is critical that all of us are part of the conversation. We urge you to tune in or to set your DVR to Dr. Oz today. Then, join the entire country on November 19 as we participate in the #NightofConversation.
Linda Rosenberg President & CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health
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Now we have a new focus— Open Enrollment is from Nov.1, 2015 until Jan. 31, 2016:
To help you obtain healthcare and understand the process of how to enroll in “Obamacare”. Please call our office today to get assistance (Phone: 888-975-9188).
Or click on this link to enter directly into the government’s healthcare website:
Our goal is to be your access point to improved wellness and optimal health. Our health team is available to help you become a healthier you, a person positioned to enjoy a life balanced with well-being and vitality.
Welcome to the AxessPointe and the healthier you!
Kris Drummond, DDS, MPH
|AxessPointe Community Health Center, Inc. is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under a 330 grant for $1.6 million for HC80CS00117 from HHS. The content of this website is that of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.|