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Jefferson Community Health Center Important Part of Community

FAIRBURY – During National Hospital Week, May 11-17, Jefferson Community Health Center thanks the many individuals who contribute to the excellence of health care in our community.

Jefferson Community Health Center, in its 51st year of providing health care to residents of Jefferson County and the surrounding area, is one of Jefferson County’s largest employers with nearly 200 full- and part-time employees. Annual payroll of the health center is about $6.8 million. JCHC employs staff from Jefferson County and all of the surrounding counties.

JCHC appreciates the community support which is shown through use of its services, as well as donations to the non-profit charity.

JCHC provides a wide range of health care services, including emergency, inpatient, outpatient, surgical, obstetric, home health and long-term care services. In fiscal 2013, JCHC provided more than $162,000 in charity care to area residents.

JCHC also provides a variety of health education and outreach services – health education opportunities, community health programs, a community wellness center, a health fair, speakers on health issues, support groups, screenings, and more.

“Jefferson Community Health Center is committed to providing quality health care to our area residents,” said Chad Jurgens CEO. “We also take pride in being an active member of our community.”

More information about Jefferson Community Health Center is available by going to its website at

Click on the link below to see a video from the American Hospital Association on our nation’s hospitals – always ready!