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Adult Health Clinic Launches New Hours with Meet-and-Greet

Mar 14, 2018

An open house and meet-and-greet event was held Tuesday for the Wade Family Medical Center – Adult Health Clinic at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health to launch its expanded hours.

Through a partnership with Stedman-Wade Health Services Inc., the Health Department has commenced five days a week Adult Health Clinic services. The clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

During the open house, attendees heard remarks from Interim Health Director Duane Holder; County Commission Chairman Larry Lancaster; Commissioner Glenn Adams; Board of Health Chairman Dr. William Philbrick; Dr. Sandra Carr, Stedman-Wade Health Services provider; and Dr. Tandeka Burks, Adult Health Clinic provider.

Lancaster emphasized the importance of access to health care and working together for the good of our community. “Those who have health care have hope,” he said. “Health equity is everybody’s business and we feel a strong sense of urgency in Cumberland County to ensure that is a priority.”

Adams said the public-private partnership between the Health Department and Stedman-Wade Health Services is the beginning of a vision to provide enhanced health services in the County. “I believe that this is going to be a model for the state of North Carolina,” he said.

Philbrick also emphasized his appreciation for the partnership. “This is a great group, they’re strong and there is no reason they cannot fulfill everything we want to have happen,” he said. “We are very proud of this relationship.”

Burks, who will provide services at the adult health clinic is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician with the American Board of Family Medicine. She said she is delighted and happy to be providing services at the clinic and her intent is to provide high-quality primary health care to those in need.

For more information about the Wade Family Medical Center – Adult Health Clinic or to schedule an appointment, call 910-433-3770.