Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center announced today the addition of four new providers to serve the needs of its patients across eastern North Carolina.
Dr. Charles Folashade, Internal Medicine, joined Ahoskie Comprehensive Care staff after serving in the Charlotte area. Dr. Folashade has extensive experience managing complex patients with chronic disease and has a passion for community health along with bringing a lifetime of experience working with vulnerable populations.
Family Nurse Practitioner Nancy Vanhoozer, is seeing patients at both Ahoskie Comprehensive Care and Murfreesboro Primary Care. She resides in Ahoskie and brings a wealth of family medicine and nursing education with her.
Charlene Earley, FNP started last month and is based at Ahoskie Comprehensive Care. Earley is a 2004 Hertford Co. High Grad and worked at Murfressboro Primary Care.
Another familiar face is also returning to RCCHC. Morgan Winslow, PA-C worked previously at Ahoskie Comprehensive Care as a CNA before becoming a PA. She will now be seeing patients at Murfreesboro Primary Care.
“It is exciting having Morgan Winslow and Charlene Earley return to RCCHC as clinical staff and Nancy Vanhoozer bringing her seasoned experience to our patients. Dr. Folashade’s goodwill and depth complements RCCHC’s commitment to treating the whole person,” said Kim Schwartz, CEO RCCHC.
“All of these providers are accepting new patients along with the full complement of RCCHC’s nurse case management, behavioral health services, medication assistance program, diabetic education, pharmacy and referral services.”
In additional to the new providers, Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center will also be adding additional services in 2019 and opening a new clinic in Woodland.
Woodland Primary Care will provide primary medical, behavioral and coordination of care with access for all patients offering a sliding fee discount program based on the Federal Poverty guidelines of household income and size. The clinic is scheduled to open spring 2019
New services include additional diabetes education and management programs and expansion of the Behavioral Health Services to serve students and those with Dementia.
RCCHC, a Federally Qualified Health Center since May 2005, provides comprehensive primary care and pediatric services with locations in Ahoskie and Murfreesboro (Hertford County), Colerain (Bertie County) and Creswell (Washington County) North Carolina. As a designated Migrant and Community Health Center, RCCHC’s mission is to provide comprehensive care that reduces health disparities for the Roanoke Chowan area. Additionally RCCHC staffs The Hertford County Student Wellness Center which operates during the school year and allows students to seek behavioral health services without having to leave campus, reducing absenteeism and in turn keeping students in the classroom giving them a greater chance to successfully complete curriculum requirements.