DeKalb Recognizes Upper Cumberland Primary Care Board Members

August 17, 2017
Dwayne Page
Left: Michael Railling, Smith County Health Department Director, Middle: Merril Harris, recipient, Right: Debbie Johnson, Upper Cumberland Regional Health Director

The DeKalb County Community Health Center/Health Department celebrated National Health Center Week Aug. 13-19. The goal of this observance was to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the course of more than five decades.

There are 14 community health centers/health departments across the Upper Cumberland Region. These health centers provide full service adult and pediatric primary care as well as preventive health services to anyone with private insurance, TennCare or Medicare as well as those without insurance.

“I would like to recognize Merril Harris for being a valued member of the Upper Cumberland Primary Care Board for 6 years,” said DeKalb County Health Director Michael Railling. “

To learn more about the services of your local community health center, please call 615-597- 7599.

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