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Free health center opens in Covington

Posted at 10:11 AM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 13:09:43-04

COVINGTON, Ky. -- A no-cost health resource center opened to the public Wednesday.

St. Elizabeth Physicians and Humana partnered to create the community health center, which had its ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The center, located at 1500 James Simpson Jr. Way, aims to foster a coordinated patient experience and to improve the health of Northern Kentucky residents.

The Humana center at St. Elizabeth will be open to the public, with no charge for its services.

Services include:

  • Access to a Humana nurse for health education and access to St. Elizabeth doctors and Humana clinical resources
  • A St. Elizabeth community liaison to help coordinate patient care and scheduling
  • A Humana customer care specialist for assistance with questions about benefits, bills and claims
  • Nutrition and general health classes

The health center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.