Lancaster Health Center is proud to be your Patient-Centered Medical Home
Lancaster Health Center is as Nationally Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home because of our comprehensive approach to providing team-based healthcare services to reflect the values, interests, needs, and choices of the individuals we serve. Our committed care teams are dedicated to understanding and respecting each patient’s unique needs, cultures, values, and preferences. Meet our team of providers.
Same day appointments are available in addition to scheduling future appointments. To schedule an appointment at one of our centers, please dial 717-299-6371. For urgent medical concerns after hours, call 717-299-6371 to speak with an on-call provider. In case of a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911.
Additionally, Saturday walk-in hours are available at our Duke Street location from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Please arrive early–walk-in appointments are first come, first served. No new patients are accepted for walk-in appointments.)
Family Practice Care
Lancaster Health Center offers annual wellness visits for infants, children, and adults as well as all of the preventive services our community needs to stay healthy:
- Yearly physicals for all ages
- Cervical (PAP) screenings with abnormal PAP follow-up and colposcopy
- Colon cancer screening tests you can perform at home and referrals for colonoscopies
- Referrals for breast cancer screening
- Screening for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and developmental disorders
- Healthy weight management for children and adults
- Screenings for diabetes, high blood pressure, and cholesterol
- Screenings for infectious diseases like hepatitis and tuberculosis
- Screenings for sexually transmitted infections
Lancaster Health Center provides all recommended immunizations for children and adults and participates in the Vaccines for Children program to provide free of charge vaccines for children who are not covered by insurance or are underinsured.
Well child visits and sick visits are available for pediatric patients provided by Family Practice Care and Pediatric providers.
Medicare Annual Well Visits
We provide “Welcome to Medicare Preventive Visits” and “Annual Wellness Visits” for all Medicare patients. These wellness visits are available to all Medicare patients at no charge to the patient.
Physicals for School, Sports, Work, and Drivers
Patients can schedule routine or same day appointments for school, sports, work and driver physicals. We do not currently provide Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) physical exams.
Chronic Disease Management
Our highly trained, competent, and compassionate medical providers are equipped to take care of all your chronic conditions, like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and more.
Family-Centered Maternity Care & Women's Health
Lancaster Health Center’s Family-Centered Maternity Care & Women’s Health services are led by our culturally diverse and experienced team of providers. Our care teams provide a full-range of healthcare, education, and counseling during the many ages and stages of a woman’s life, and throughout the growth of their families.
In collaboration with Community Services Group, we provide integrated behavioral health services that complement our patients’ medical needs, using bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Workers who are able to provide brief interventions, short-term for depression, anxiety, and other behavioral health conditions. We also offer traditional individual, family, and group therapy.
Lancaster Health Center provides medical examinations and vaccinations for newly arrived refugees, asylees, and other immigrants in a culturally sensitive environment using interpreter services as needed. We then serve as the medical home for any follow-up care that is needed. Our diverse staff enrich the patient experience with their cultural experiences and understanding.
In collaboration with Wenger Chiropractic, our on-site chiropractors are committed to providing solutions to address your unique needs, delivering a natural approach to back pain, neck pain, headaches, and extremity injuries.
Substance Abuse Treatment
Lancaster Health Center partners with the Harrisburg Area Community College Nursing Program at our New Holland Avenue site to offer free patient education on many health topics/conditions. Nursing students work with patients to develop healthy habits to meet each individual’s health goals.
Wellness Circles offer individual care, group education, and peer support to patients experiencing a similar diagnosis. Lancaster Health Center offers group classes for expectant parents, new parents and their babies, diabetes management, and more!
For more information or to schedule a Wellness Circle session, please contact our Wellness Circle Coordinator at 299-6372 ext. 11210.