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How Joining a Substance Abuse Treatment Program Could Change Your Life for the Better

Drug and Alcohol addiction are serious problems that not only affect men and women of all ages and demographics, but also their families, friends, coworkers, etc. Without the necessary physical and psychological support, it can be nearly impossible to completely overcome addiction and dependency. That’s why for countless individuals, substance abuse treatment programs are one […]

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The Truth about Annual Flu Vaccinations

The common flu is a respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that affect the nose, throat and lungs. The strength of the illness varies from person to person and can range from mild to severe; in extreme cases the flu can cause death. Symptoms include fever, coughing…

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Let Us Change the Way You Go to the Pharmacy

There are several benefits of being a Cares Community Health patient, but what really sets Cares apart is the community. There are exceptional physicians and specialists at a lot of standalone practices, but with Cares Community Health you have all your skilled specialists in one place, plus an onsite full-service pharmacy.

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Depression Wearing You Down? Mental Health Services to the Rescue!

Depression is a common but serious mood disorder that can affect how you feel, think and handle daily activities including sleeping, eating and working. In order to be clinically diagnosed with depression, symptoms must be present for at least two weeks and may include persistent sad, anxious or “empty” mood, feelings of pessimism or hopelessness, irritability…

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Why Is Choosing the Best Health Care Clinic Important?

We all know how maddening it can be driving from one end of town to the other to see multiple doctors at multiple locations. It’s almost as bad as having to fill out all that tedious paperwork for every separate doctor’s office you visit. If you need those doctors to communicate with one another or send records or diagnostic results then you’ve likely resigned yourself to an exhausting game of telephone, the efficacy of which is never guaranteed.

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Announcing New CEO Christy Ward

Cares Community Health, a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Christy Ward as Chief Executive Officer. Her first day at Cares will be Monday, May 23rd.

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What is Health Equity?

Healthy People 2020 defines health equity as the “attainment of the highest level of health for all people.” Everyone deserves a fair chance to lead a healthy life. No one should be denied this chance because of who they are or their socio-economic opportunities.

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New Medications to Treat Hepatitis C

Recent advances in the number and types of medications available to treat Hepatitis C give you and your doctor more options to consider when deciding on a treatment plan. These advances have made treatment regimens shorter in duration, less difficult to tolerate and more effective.

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1500 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

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8am – 7pm
8am – 6pm
9am – 5pm

Extended Hours
Services will include:

STD/HIV Testing Services
Behavioral Health – (limited services available)

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Lab Hours

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7:30am – 6:30pm
8:30am – 5:30pm
(closed for lunch
from 12pm-12:30pm)