Health Department Clinic Services Temporarily Located at Children's Medical Services
May 20, 2014
The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (DOH-Escambia) and the Florida Department of Health’s Children’s Medical Services Pensacola regional office (CMS-Pensacola) are partnering to enable DOH-Escambia to recommence clinic services in Escambia County, Florida. DOH-Escambia’s need for alternate clinic facilities was prompted by the temporary closure of its Fairfield Drive location due to the April 2014 flood event.
“This partnership highlights the integrated nature of the Florida Department of Health,” said DOH-Escambia Director, Dr. John Lanza. “We appreciate the hospitality afforded by CMS-Pensacola Director Dr. Rex Northup and his staff, which enables us to resume providing clinic services to the public.”
CMS-Pensacola will permit DOH-Escambia to use the clinic space located in the regional CMS-Pensacola facility located at 5192 Bayou Boulevard in Pensacola. DOH-Escambia will be providing clinic services, by appointment, at this location, on the days that CMS-Pensacola does not have clinic services operating in the facility. The CMS-Pensacola staff will continue to serve their clients on their regular schedule, and DOH-Escambia will serve their clients the remaining days and times.
Starting immediately, DOH-Escambia will again be able to provide healthcare services to individuals seeking family planning services, and to established Medipass clients. DOH-Escambia healthcare professionals will also be providing evaluation and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Pregnant women seeking presumptive Medical eligibility will now be served at the CMS-Pensacola location, rather than the Northside facility. Individuals seeking any of these services may call 850-484-5040x1125 for an appointment. Due to limited capacity, services will be provided on an appointment basis only. Individuals needing these types of services who wish to receive them elsewhere may refer to the healthcare access resource list at www.escambiahealth.com, or may call 2-1-1.