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Healthy Carolinians of Macon County
Dawn Wilde - Community Health Promotion Supervisor
Rhonda Blanton - Office Assistant
1830 Lakeside Drive • Franklin NC 28734
Phone (828) 349-2426
email


Community Care Clinic of Franklin NC
The Community Care Clinic of Franklin is a local, nonprofit organization that believes everyone deserves basic health care.

We provide free health care for qualified, uninsured adults and children who meet financial need requirements and are not eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, or other health assistance programs.

(828) 349-2085


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Macon County Public Health
Healthy Carolinians of Macon County

Our Mission...

Healthy Carolinians of Macon County (HCMC) is a state certified, public-private healthcare partnership.
The mission of Healthy Carolinians of Macon County is to assess and develop health and safety resources for Macon County.

Community members and leaders, representatives of public health, hospitals, human services organizations, churches, schools and businesses come together to organize and mobilize resources through collaboration.

With over 100 members and 50 organizations participating, the partnership conducts a community health assessment to establish health priorities. HCMC subcommittees work to implement plans to address these issues.

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Healthy Carolinians of Macon County is pleased to present the Macon County, North Carolina 2011 Comprehensive Community Health Assessment.

We hope this document will be a guiding tool by which local decision makers, including Healthy Carolinians of Macon County, hospital boards, town boards, the Board of Education, the Board of Health, the Board of County Commissioners, and members of the community can make informed and coordinated decisions regarding health care services to improve the health of Macon County residents.

Healthy Carolinians of Macon County and Macon County Public Health Center is required to engage in a Community Health Assessment every 4 years.

To download a PDF of this document click here.


Community Health Priorities 2012 to 2015

Based on analysis of health statistics and research findings detailed in this report, the leadership of HCMC discussed and identified the three community priorities for the next four years.

    HCMC Priorities:
  • Reduce the incidence of preventable chronic diseases related to obesity, particularly diabetes and heart disease.
  • Promote recruitment and retention of additional primary care physicians and dental practitioners serving Macon County residents.
  • Reduce the incidence and mortality rates of breast, colon and lung cancer through prevention and early intervention efforts.
Three committees have been formed to address these priority issues. The committees are Obesity Prevention, Cancer Prevention and Support and Medical and Dental Community Development Committee.

Healthy Carolinians of Macon County invites you to join with them in ensuring a healthy future.....
Become a Member of the Healthy Carolinians of Macon County
Make a Pledge to Healthy Carolinians of Macon County
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