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Your all-in-one community health center in Lexington, Kentucky

Who We Are

Enhancing quality of life through transformative health care for all.

HealthFirst Bluegrass is an accessible community health center serving the Lexington, Kentucky, region.

Accessability

Accessibility

We are a Federally-Qualified Health Center, which allows us to provide excellent care, regardless of ability to pay.

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Team-Based Care

We are a patient-centered health home with collaborative practices that encourage optimal health outcomes.

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Board of Directors

We are directed by a board with a HealthFirst Bluegrass patient majority.

Advocacy

Advocacy

We advocate for health equity in our community and develop partnerships that help us provide all-inclusive care for our patients.

Outreach

Outreach

We meet people where they are with intentional outreach efforts that help remove barriers to optimal health.

Employment

Employment

We are a progressive team that is dedicated to excellence through diversity in all aspects of employment.

How We’re Different

  • Team-Based Care

    As a patient-centered health home, we use a team-based, culturally-appropriate approach to care. Our providers collaborate across specialties to create a plan of care for each patient. This evidence-based model is associated with greater patient and provider satisfaction, improved quality and increased preventative care.

  • Affordable Services

    We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC.) Ongoing federal funding allows us to offer excellent care regardless of a patient’s health insurance status.

  • Health Care Equity

    Our patients include a racial minority mix of 67%, and we serve 33% of our patients in a language other than English. HealthFirst Bluegrass is inclusive, and everyone is welcome.

    That includes:

    • Folx who identify as LGBTQIA+
    • Those experiencing homelessness
    • People from all socioeconomic backgrounds
    • Immigrants & refugees
  • Accessible Locations

    We provide care in easily accessed locations. You can find us in schools, mobile clinics and facilities across 17 sites in Lexington, KY. See our locations here.

  • Lifelong Support

    Our friendly staff and excellent providers are why our patients come back year after year. We build lifelong relationships with our patients, promoting better health outcomes.

Special Programs

Care right where you need it.

School-Based Clinics

Ten clinics conveniently located in Fayette County schools.

Health Care for the Homeless

Two clinics located within Lexington shelters.

Affiliations

After Hours Number:

For emergencies call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

 

 

HealthFirst Bluegrass is a Federally Qualified Health Care Center. Federally Qualified Health Centers are non-profit, consumer-directed health care corporations that provide comprehensive primary and preventive healthcare services which receive grants under the U.S. Public Health Service Act (i.e. Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Programs, Health Care for the Homeless Programs, Health Care in Public Housing Programs, Indian Tribal Health Centers, 42 U.S.C. 254b). HealthFirst Bluegrass employees are deemed Public Health Service employees under 42 U.S.C. 233(g) – (n).

 

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