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Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania, McKinney Clinic

Rural Health Corporation (RHC) serves a predominantly urban population of individuals and families who are homeless in Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding Greater Wyoming Valley in Luzerne County.

Services

24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma treatment, Basic Needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Documenting Disability Services, Domestic Violence services, Flu Vaccinations, Medication Prescribing, Medication Dispensing, Mental Health Counseling, OB/GYN, Outreach, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, STD Testing, Street Outreach, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Well Child Check-ups

Linkages

RHC is affiliated with Wyoming Valley Health Care System (WVHCS) through which emergency and inpatient hospital services are provided. Through linkage with WVHCS, additional support is provided for laboratory and pharmacy, specialty care, and diagnostic services. Other linkages include HelpLine (24-hour service for outreach and coordination of after hours assistance), Catholic Social Services (food, clothing, emergency shelter, and preparation for independent living for adolescents), Commission on Economic Opportunity (case management, housing, and benefit assistance), Domestic Violence Service Center (emergency shelter and transitional living for women and children), and Salvation Army/Kirby Family House (transitional living for families).

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 2,800

Patients served: 1,700

General Info

Director

Tiffany L Tankalavage, MHA

HCH Coordinator

Kimberly Grzybowski, CRNP

Medical Director

Mary Beth Sokach, DO

UDS Number

030560

Contact Info

Phone Number

(570) 825-8741

Fax Number

(206) 788-3204

Email

kgrzybowski@rhc1084.com

Website

http://www.rhcnepa.com/

Address

Physical Address

McKinney Homeless Clinic
39 East Jackson Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Mailing Address

1084 Route 315
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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