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Posted on: February 9, 2015

[ARCHIVED] U.S. Surgeon General Visits FoundCare in Palm Springs

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy spoke with media, and toured FoundCare’s health center, following a listening session where Surgeon General Murthy met with community stakeholders, faith leaders, public health officials, and leaders from sectors such as urban planning, parks and recreation, and law enforcement to discuss key health issues, the Affordable Care Act and public health issues that are facing Palm Beach County.

This was the tenth stop on a cross-country listening tour. The sessions were held at FoundCare, a community health center in Palm Springs.

About FoundCare, Inc.
FoundCare’ s mission is to fulfill unmet healthcare and social service needs of individuals and families in Palm Beach County. FoundCare operates a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) offering pediatrics, family practice, chronic disease management, laboratory work, x-rays and dentistry. Located in central Palm Beach County, FoundCare is open six days a week with evening hours and same day appointments for sick visits. For more information on FoundCare visit or call 561-472-9160 ext. 220.

Pictured here are Police Chief Tom Ceccarelli, Surgeon General Murthy, Mayor Bev Smith, and Village Manager Richard Reade.

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