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December 04, 2019
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(BPRW) Jessie Trice Community Health System to hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony for JTCHS Barbara J. Jordan Community Health & Wellness Center

Takes place December 12, 2019 at 10 a.m.

(Black PR Wire) Miami, Fla. - The Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS) is breaking new ground.  The organization will hold its Groundbreaking Ceremony for the JTCHS Barbara J. Jordan Community Health & Wellness Center on Thursday, December 12, 2019. The event begins at 10 a.m. and will take place at 20612 NW 27 Avenue in Miami Gardens, Florida.

“We are extremely excited to open our new wellness center,” said Annie Neasman, President/CEO. “This center is part of our ongoing commitment to provide affordable and accessible quality healthcare to the community we serve. The residents of Miami Gardens and surrounding areas will have a new location to call their medical home.”

The center will be approximately 15,000 square feet of welcoming space and will deliver innovative care for the entire lifecycle.  Features of the center will include four exam rooms for Family Medicine/Primary Care, four exam rooms for Pediatrics, four operatories for Oral Health Care, a Behavioral Health Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services Laboratory, and a 4,000 square foot multi-purpose room that will be used for nutritional classes, healthy cooking demonstrations and other community-based activities.

The Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc (JTCHS) is one of Miami-Dade County’s preeminent federally qualified community healthcare centers, governed by a remarkably dedicated Board of Directors (51% of which are users of the medical and dental services) and a diverse, incredibly talented, committed family of providers and staff. The 1st Federally Qualified Health Center in the state and 5th in the nation, Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc. is a Florida 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. JTCHS served its first patients from a trailer. Now, more than fifty (50) years after its founding, JTCHS owns and operates eleven (11) Comprehensive Primary Care centers, a 40 bed Women’s Residential Center for substance use, and are located in one (1) university and forty (40) school-based health suites.

JTCHS knows and specializes in comprehensive health, offering a myriad of services to improve the health of the community. This includes: dentistry, family medicine, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, transportation, healthy start, obstetric & gynecological care, school-based health, community health promotions, health & wellness center, pediatrics, and ancillary services.  For more information on the Jessie Trice Community Health System, call 305-805-1700 or visit



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