Samuel Rodgers Health Center

Health
10:17 am
Tue January 3, 2012

KC's Oldest Community Health Center Has A New Home

Hilda Fuentes, Executive Director of Samuel Rodgers Health Center, in her office at the old facility.
Elana Gordon KCUR

Kansas City’s oldest community health center has a new home.  Samuel Rodgers Health Center will start seeing patients at its new facility this week.

The main clinic on Ninth Street and Euclid Ave. treats thousands of uninsured and underinsured patients annually. The building has been open for forty years, but Hilda Fuentes, the Executive Director, says it’s time to move.

“We had tiles on the floor that were falling off, and we did not know when our heating and ac system was going to fall into total disrepair,” says Fuentes.

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