In the Media

Sonoma Spotlight - Rebuilding the Russian River Health Center

September 14, 2017 – in KRCB by Roland Jacopetti

Mary Szecsey Cheif Executive Officer for West County Health Centers, talks with Roland Jacopetti on KRCB's Sonoma Spotlight about the Capital Campaign to rebuild the new Russian River Health & Wellness Center.

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$1.8M raised to rebuild Russian River Health Center in west Sonoma County

August 22, 2017 – in North Bay Business Journal by Cynthia Sweeney

 West County Health Centers (WCHC) has raised $1.84 million towards a goal of $4.2 million for a new Russian River Health Center.

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Building Support for West County Health Centers

August 20, 2017 – in Press Democrat - Celebrate Community by Chris Smith

Much good has happened since flames destroyed the community health center in the heart of Guerneville the day sfter Christmas 2015, and also since then the ranks of people in need of quality, affordable, medical care have grown. 

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Russian River Health Center launching Capital Campaign

August 8, 2017 – in Sonoma West Times & News by Frank Robertson

 Fund raising for Guerneville’s new $10.5 million Russian River Health & Wellness Center planned for First Street, next door to the Guerneville Safeway, kicks off with a capital campaign launch event on Aug. 18.

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Seniors: health care starts at any age

July 13, 2017 – in Sonoma West Times and News - Living Well by Dr. Rhonda Berney

Dr. Rhonda Berney is a Primary Care Provider at Sebastopol Community Health Centers one of West County Health Centers four primary care sites. Call today to ask about your Annual Medicare Wellness Visit with your provider.

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Sonoma Medicine-A Conversation with Jason Cunningham, DO

April 30, 2017 – in Sonoma County Medical Association by Anastasia Coutinho, MD, MHS

 West County Health Centers Chief Medical Officer Jason Cunningham DO, speaks about the importance of innovative patient centered care in the Primary Care setting.

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A welcoming medical home for 15,000 West County residents

April 20, 2017 – in Sonoma West Times and News - Progress Issue by Frank Robertson

 The Russian River Health Center is one of seven West County Health Centers locations that provide primary and preventative medical care and integrated behavioral health services.

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Give Kids a Smile Day "Baby's First Teeth Cleaning"

February 2, 2017 – in Sonoma West Time & News by Aime Windsor

Amanda Gonzalez sat with her mother Mariana as Dr. Edward Chio, Dental Director at the Russian River Dental Clinic, prepared to brush Amanda's teeth on Friday, February 3rd during the annual coutrywide Give Kids a Smile Day.

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Repeal could cut off health coverage for 35k

January 14, 2017 – in Press Democrat by Guy Kovner

Alicia Tighe, pictured above at the Russian River Health Center with Cindy Lewis, MA, who still relies on Medi-Cal for the care she receives at the Russian River Health Center in Guerneville, said lawmakers preparing to repeal Obamacare should be prepared to replace it with something else.  "If they don't do that, there's going to be some serious backlash, because a lot of people are depending on it for their major health care," Tighe said.  "At the doctor's office I go to there's a lot of patients that go there, and it's great care.  It's quality care.  If we dont have (Obamacare), I know that other people wouldn't have access to that type of care.  Neither would I, for that matter."   

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River Health Center finds new site on Russian River

December 9, 2016 – in Sonoma West Times and News by Frank Robertson

When completed, the new clinic will provide about 10,000 square feet of space to house the WCHC Guerneville offices including medical, dental and administrative personnel now working in separate locations on Third Street. 

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