(Bolivia, NC) — CommWell Health, a not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Care (FQHC) system that offers a range of primary care services throughout southeastern North Carolina, celebrated the purple ribbon cutting of its newest location CommWell Health Bolivia on Tuesday, April 16.
Over 100 CommWell Health colleagues and members of the Brunswick County community attended the event. The new state-of-the-art health center provides patients with affordable and convenient family health, behavioral health, x-ray, lab, care coordination and chronic disease care. CommWell Health Bolivia is located at 4311 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia.
“CommWell Health has been a provider of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services in Brunswick County for 10 years. We are so pleased to celebrate the opening of CommWell Health Bolivia for the Brunswick County community,” said Pam Tripp, MSOM, MEd, CEO of CommWell Health. “By expanding primary health care services including family medicine and behavioral health, we are adding to our commitment to create further access to affordable healthcare for Brunswick County residents.”
The construction on the 5,800 square foot facility began on January 30, 2018. CommWell Health Bolivia will service over 2,000 patients by providing comprehensive primary and preventative medical and mental healthcare, especially for underserved and vulnerable residents. G&G Builders of Wendell was awarded the contract for construction.
CommWell Health’s practice locations throughout southeastern North Carolina provide a holistic approach to healthcare, accommodating patients’ financial, cultural, language and scheduling needs. William “Josh” Johnson, CommWell Health Bolivia’s Family Nurse Practitioner, is excited to practice in then new location, “We are delighted to be in a state-of-the-art facility that will enhance our ability to integrate evidence-based primary and behavioral healthcare. Beyond our primary care and behavioral healthcare services, we will continue to extend Hepatitis C treatment and pre-exposure prophylaxis.” Lisa Witthar, MSW, LCSW will be offering behavioral health care services at Bolivia. Says Witthar, “CommWell Health is focused on every detail that will help to make your Behavioral Health therapy and medication management experience a positive one.”
CommWell Health Bolivia is now accepting new patients for medical and behavioral health appointments. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-WELL-ALL (935-5255). For more information about CommWell Health, visit www.commwellhealth.org.