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Celebrating 40 Years of PHC!

Primary Health Care turns 40 this year. Join us for a casual evening – at an outdoor, open-air space at Jasper Winery on Tuesday, October 5, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 will be one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from the virus

Family Planning Now Available in Ames

Family Planning Now Available in Ames

PHC Ames Medical Clinic now offers family planning services on a sliding fee scale including: Annual reproductive exams (all genders), Birth control & emergency contraception, Obstetrical and Gynecological Care, Pregnancy testing, Prenatal care, STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing and treatment, including HIV testing and treatment, and Title X Family Planning

Life After Incarceration During a Pandemic

Life After Incarceration During a Pandemic

When John was incarcerated it was 1995. It was before the internet really took off, before debit cards, social media, smartphones, and a global pandemic was not surging. A PHC Homeless Support Case Manager began working with him this summer to help navigate the new...

Running to Health: How a physician is cheering on her patients

Dr. Groos opens the door to the exam room. She smiles when she sees a refugee family that she has gotten to know and work with over these last few months.  A few months ago, she noticed that the kids had gained weight due to changes in routine caused by COVID-19. She...

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