West County Health Centers welcomed CA Senator Mike Mcguire, 5th District Supervisor Lynda Hopkins, WCHC CEO Mary Szecsey, and WCHC Board President, John Kornfeld to speak to a crowd of supporters about the importance of access to medical, dental, and behavioral health care services in rural areas such as western Sonoma County.
"Whereas, since its inception, the Occidental Area Health Center (OAHC) has grown to become one of the finest community-based healthcare organizations in Sonoma County, providing high quality, comprehensive health services, particularly to the growing number of underserved and marginalized populations in the area." - Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, Resolution, 8.16.2016
U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman, 2nd District, California acknowledges National Health Center Week 2016 to raise awareness of the contributions and importance of health centers including West County Health Centers in providing access to affordable, high quality, cost effective health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people, regardless of ability to pay.