New health center in Summerville to help underserved patients

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SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Fetter Health Care Network, a non-profit in South Carolina, will open a new center in Summerville next week.

Officials will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday before the new Thaddeus J. Bell Family Health Center located at 130 Varnfield Drive opens next week.

The clinic is not like your typical emergency care office. This center will offer pediatrics, ob-gyn, behavioral health Managment and a pharmacy all in one location

"We are excited to be able to celebrate our growing network with the addition of our new Thaddeus J. Bell, MD Family Health Center," Aretha R. Jones, CEO of Fetter Health Care Network said. "We are confident that the new location and expanded facility will meet the growing demand for more convenient, quality health care services in Summerville and the surrounding community."

Patients who visit the facility will find a pharmacy as well as more support staff.than the current facility at 700 North Pine Street. The Fetter healthcare team has more than 120 physicians, nurses, and pharmacists to meet the needs of patients. According to their website, they also accept all forms of payment.

Fetter health focuses on providing health care for people who are on a low income or people who don't have insurance at all.

The cost for patients is based on income and household size.

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