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Quality Health Care for Alachua County's Working Uninsured


CHOICES closing December 31, 2013

The CHOICES Program will be ending its services on December 31, 2013.  We hope you have been satisfied with the scope of services we've offered this community for more than eight years.  We appreciate your participation and will continue to provide you with the highest quality of service, as CHOICES comes to a close.  For any inquiries you may have, please contact us at 352-264-6772.


Our Mission

To improve health care access for residents of Alachua County through the administration of innovative and cost-effective programs.

CHOICES is a health services program offered by the Alachua County Board of Commissioners. The program is designed to help uninsured residents of Alachua County stay healthy. Through partnerships with local medical and dental care providers, CHOICES provides access to services that many working, uninsured people need but may put off due to a lack of adequate health coverage.

By taking advantage of preventive healthcare services, eligible residents may be able to avoid emergency room visits and costly hospitalizations. Regular preventive care also helps to reduce the risks associated with the onset or late diagnosis of chronic illnesses.

As an advocate for the uninsured in Alachua County, CHOICES strives to provide quality care to the medically underserved; helping to make Alachua County a healthier, more productive community.



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CHOICES Director

Candie Nixon, Acting

 

E-Mail

ctnixon@alachuacounty.us

 

CHOICES Phones #'s

(352) 264-6772

(352) 264-6894 Fax

 

Mailing Address

218 SE 24th Street

Gainesville, FL 32641

 

Mission

To improve health care access for residents of Alachua County through the administration of innovative and cost-effective programs.

 

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.

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