NYS Assemblyman Fred Thiele Visits HRHCare Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton

Southampton, NY – On Thursday, May 18th, New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele visited the HRHCare Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton (located on the Southampton Hospital campus at 330 Meeting House Lane). Led by HRHCare President and CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, and joined by Shinn Estate Vineyard founders Barbara Shinn and David Page, the tour gave the Assemblyman a chance to see the state-of-the-art facility, and learn more about the high-quality primary and preventive health services for which HRHCare is known.

“I was pleased to join with President and CEO Anne Nolon and her staff to tour the HRHCare Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton,” said  Assemblyman Fred Thiele. “As a Federally Qualified Health Center, the health center in Southampton provides the full range of primary health services to more than 4800 patients, including veterans and seniors. The center is a critical link to needed health care for underserved and vulnerable members of the South Fork community. I was impressed not only with the quality of services offered, but also the professional and friendly atmosphere. The facility demonstrates the improvements that we have made in our goal to provide access to quality health care to East End residents, regardless of means.”

HRHCare Southampton offers primary and preventive medical care, dentistry, women’s health services, behavioral health services, nutrition counseling, connections to substance abuse treatment programs, and medical transportation services. The health center currently has 19 family medicine residents, and offers a robust prenatal program in partnership with Southampton Hospital.

“This health center provides Southampton residents with an array of comprehensive health care services under one roof,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of HRHCare. “Our thanks to Assemblyman Thiele for partnering with us to keep Southampton in good health by facilitating access to high-quality care for all.”

HRHCare, a community health network stretching across the Hudson Valley and Long Island, has operated the Kraus Family Health Center in Southampton since 2014. Other Suffolk County HRHCare locations include health centers in Amityville, Brentwood, Coram, Greenport, Patchogue, Riverhead, Shirley, and Wyandanch.

About HRHCare

Founded over 40 years ago as a Federally Qualified Health Center, HRHCare Community Health is now one of the nation’s largest community health providers. The HRHCare network of 28 health centers throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island provides affordable, accessible care to over 175,000 patients through more than 650,000 visits annually. Our more than 350 primary care practitioners and 700 specialists and support staff have made HRHCare a destination for convenient, high-quality care for all.

For more information contact:

Jeffrey Palmer

Public Relations Manager

(914) 425-0890



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