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Variety Care is one of Oklahoma's largest federally qualified health centers (FQHC), catering to thousands of patients across central and rural areas of the state. Stay up to date on our continual expansion, introduction of new programs, and other developments as we strive to better serve our community.

 

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LToya Knighten
Chief of Communications and Government Affairs
lknighten@varietycare.org
(918) 850-7776

  • Variety Care and NorthCare enter strategic alignment

    Jun 17, 2024, 16:53 PM by Alejandra Panduro
    Oklahoma City – Variety Care, Oklahoma's largest community health center, proudly announces it has entered a strategic alignment with NorthCare, a leading provider of behavioral health services for Oklahomans living with mental illness, trauma and addiction.
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  • Variety Care Launches Cutting-Edge Clinic in Hobart, Oklahoma

    May 24, 2024, 20:06 PM by Communications Supervisor, Heide Edwards
    Hobart, OK – Variety Care, Oklahoma's largest community health center, proudly announces the establishment of a groundbreaking clinic in Hobart, Oklahoma.
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  • Variety Care Names Director of Pediatrics

    Mar 4, 2024, 20:10 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Supervisor
    Oklahoma City, OK – Variety Care, Oklahoma’s premier community health center, proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Amanda Martin as its Director of Pediatrics. With a distinguished career spanning over a decade, Dr. Martin brings a wealth of expertise and a commitment to advancing pediatric care.
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  • Variety Care Names Chief Medical Officer

    Dec 1, 2023, 16:31 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care announced Jason Graham, D.O., FAAP, has been named its Chief Medical Officer (CMO). A physician with more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Graham began his career with Variety Care in 2016 as a pediatrician and rose to the position of director of pediatrics by 2020.
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  • Variety Care Adds Two New Health Care Providers

    Nov 2, 2023, 19:14 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care is proud to welcome two new providers to their family medicine department. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across two Variety Care locations.
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  • Community Health Centers are the Backbone of our Nation's Healthcare System

    Sep 18, 2023, 20:24 PM by Editorial Opinion included in the Oklahoman Newspaper
    Community Health Centers (Health Centers) are the backbone of our nation’s healthcare system. Health Centers like Variety Care design innovative, integrated primary care and programs based on communities' needs. Last year, Health Centers provided access to affordable, quality healthcare for over 31 million people. In addition to creating jobs, fueling the local economy, and saving lives, Health Centers save American taxpayers $24 billion a year in healthcare costs by preventing and managing chronic diseases and by keeping people well.
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  • Variety Care Awarded Funding to Improve Early Childhood Developmental Outcomes

    Sep 6, 2023, 17:15 PM by Communications Coordinator, Heide Edwards
    (Oklahoma City)—The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), announced Oklahoma-based community health center Variety Care has been awarded $200,000 to improve early childhood developmental outcomes.
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  • Variety Care Adds Three New Health Care Providers

    Aug 15, 2023, 13:51 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care is proud to welcome three new providers to their dentistry, behavioral health, and family medicine departments. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across three Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Two New Health Care Providers

    Jul 5, 2023, 20:42 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care is proud to welcome two new providers to their telehealth and urgent care departments. Variety Care is meeting the needs of its patients by offering virtual healthcare for patients who may have transportation or mobility issues, as well as urgent care on the northwest side of the Oklahoma City metro.
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  • Variety Care Putnam Open House Set for April 22

    Apr 13, 2023, 20:29 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Apr. 12, 2023, Oklahoma City, OK– Variety Care will hold a no-cost Open House event Apr. 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Variety Care Putnam, located at 11220 N. Rockwell Avenue. This kick-off to Summer Child Wellness will feature snow cones, face painting, a photobooth, a raffle, and will focus on the importance of pediatric care and immunizations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Three New Health Care Providers

    Mar 20, 2023, 17:42 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care is proud to welcome three new providers to their psychiatry, pediatrics, and family medicine departments. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across three Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Three New Health Care Providers

    Feb 13, 2023, 17:47 PM by Heide Edwards, Communications Coordinator
    Variety Care is proud to welcome three new providers to their women’s health and family medicine departments. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across three Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Two New Health Care Providers

    Dec 22, 2022, 20:59 PM by Lance Evans, director of communication
    Oklahoma City, OK – Variety Care is proud to welcome two new providers to their family medicine department. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across two Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Three New Health Care Providers

    Nov 18, 2022, 19:56 PM by Lance Evans, director of communication
    Variety Care is proud to welcome three new providers to their urgent care, behavioral health, and dentistry departments. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across three Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Adds Five New Health Care Providers

    Nov 14, 2022, 18:08 PM by Lance Evans, director of communication
    Variety Care is proud to welcome five new providers to their family medicine, pediatrics, and women’s health departments. New providers are expanding access to quality, affordable health care across five Variety Care locations.
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  • Variety Care Celebrates Opening of Putnam Health Center at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    Nov 3, 2022, 21:53 PM by Hang Nguyen
    Variety Care celebrated the opening of Variety Care Putnam during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 28. The community health center currently offers pediatrics and urgent care and will be expanding to include women’s health and family medicine services. Variety Care Putnam, located at 11220 N Rockwell Ave., is now open and accepting patients
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  • Taylor-Bristow Joins Variety Care as Director of Family Medicine

    Oct 12, 2022, 18:39 PM by Lance Evans, director of communication
    Variety Care is proud to welcome Sheleatha M. Taylor-Bristow, MD, MPH, to Oklahoma’s largest community health center as the director of family medicine. Taylor-Bristow assumed her role on Sept. 12 and will be seeing patients at Variety Care’s Britton Health Center in November.
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  • Oklahoma Caring Vans Partner with Variety Care

    Aug 11, 2022, 21:37 PM by Katherine Newsome
    The Oklahoma Caring Foundation’s signature Caring Van program will collaborate with Variety Care’s nursing staff to provide access to preventive health services—like immunizations—to qualifying children and adults in Oklahoma City and surrounding counties.
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  • Variety Care CLOSURE on Monday, August 8th

    Jul 19, 2022, 19:43 PM by Hang Nguyen
    ALL Variety Care clinic locations will be closed on Monday, August 8, 2022 for an important update. WIC will remain open. Pharmacies will also remain open for prescription pick-up ONLY. Read the full story to learn more.
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  • National Association of Community Health Centers Appoints Lance Evans to National Advisory Group

    Feb 7, 2022, 06:00 AM by Lance Evans, director of communication
    Variety Care is proud to announce the appointment of Lance Evans, director of communications, to the Health Center Workforce Diversity Data & Metrics National Advisory Group. The group is convened by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in collaboration with The George Washington University Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity.
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