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    County or city-operated outpatient health care facilities that provide a broad range of diagnostic and treatment services including primary adult and pediatric care, prenatal care, dental care and specialty medicine as well as laboratory and radiological services and allied support services like nutrition and health education. Some public clinics may also offer public health services such as immunizations and communicable disease screening and treatment. Services are available on an ability-to-pay basis and target low-income and indigent residents of the community.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Bethesda Mission - Medical ClinicMedical services are provided by volunteer medical professionals Tuesday and Thursday evenings to the poor and un-insured in the community. Referrals accepted by agencies approved by Bethesda Mission only. Referring agency to call 717-257-4440 x313. DauphinBethesda Mission Mens ShelterBethesda Mission
    Chronic DiseaseCoordinates all chronic disease programs sponsored and facilitated in partnership with other agencies; acts as a team leader for Injury Prevention, Tobacco, Oral Health, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, as well as Cardiovascular programs. Chronic disease team nurses provide information to the public by presenting educational programs and are available for individual consultation.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
    Dauphin County State Health CenterProvides tuberculosis (TB) testing, treatment and follow-up for children and adults with TB disease and TB infection. Provides immunization clinics for children and adults; HIV testing and counseling; STD testing treatment and follow-up;home visits or maternal/child health; monitoring of communicable diseases and health education programs.Pennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
    Dillsburg Family Health CenterGeneral and internal medicine Medical exam, diagnosis, & treatment Pediatrics, geriatrics Do not offer Obstetrics services or prescribe birth control YorkGeisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, DillsburgGeisinger Holy Spirit Hospital
    Franklin County State Health CenterThe Franklin County State Health Center, provides services which are aimed at improving the respective community’s public health via the provision of direct health services, health education and community health leadership and control. Emphasis is placed on primary and secondary preventive health services. The overall goal of these programs is to reduce morbidity and mortality among the local service population and to promote healthy lifestyles. Programs are: * Immunizations * HIV Testing and Counseling * Tuberculosis treatment * Rabies Investigation * Information & Referral * Travel Information * Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention * Investigation of reportable diseases FranklinFranklin County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Humbert Lane Health Care Center120 bed facility providing skilled and intermediate levels of care. Full medical care including a medical director, primary care physicians physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dental services, activities and recreational therapy, nursing care, social services, dietary services, barber and beauty services.WashingtonHumbert Lane Health Care CenterHumbert Lane Health Care Center
    Referral, Comprehensive Case Management, Translation and Interpretation Services (Spanish)Formed as a nonprofit organization in 2000, The Chambersburg Hispanic American Center (CHAC) bridges the language and cultural divide that sometimes hinders new Latino residents from accessing services for which they are eligible. CHAC’s main goals are to inform and educate. It seeks to integrate Latinos, both temporary and permanent residents, into the local community and help them to improve the quality of their lives. Most of our work is carried out through one-on-one counseling in Spanish and English, offered free. CHAC connects people with jobs, housing and various social services. They provide the following supports: Biligual Services Job Services Referral for Aid Parent Education Programs Legal Aid Immigration AssistanceFranklinThe Chambersburg Hispanic American CenterChambersburg Hispanic American Center
    Sexually Transmitted DiseasesInvestigates all reports of sexually transmitted diseases; conducts follow-up investigation of contacts to cases of an STD; provides STD educational programs to schools, parolees and others upon request; consults with medical professionals regarding testing and treatment of STD's; provides quality assurance of all contractors of STD services.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
    Susquehanna County State Health CenterHealth centers engage in community health assessment and quality assurance activities and provide other public health services, including community integration and outreach programs, to promote healthy behaviors. Program support services include: • communicable disease reporting and investigation: • epidemiology, informational and referral; • chronic disease prevention and intervention programs; • communicable disease clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); • family health programs and environmental health services SusquehannaSusquehanna County State Health DepartmentPennsylvania Department of Health
    Tuberculosis ControlMonitors all active cases of Tuberculosis (TB) and their contacts to ensure appropriate treatment/follow-up. Monitors all clients with latent TB infections for appropriate treatment/follow-up. Collects data for statewide, CDC mandated surveilllance system.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health

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