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Shenandoah Community Health Receives National Quality Leader Recognition August 28, 2019

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $107 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 1,273 health centers across nearly all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), health centers will use these awards to improve the quality, efficiency, and value of the health care they provide. These awards recognize the highest performing health centers nationwide as well as those health centers that have made significant quality improvement gains from the previous year. Shenandoah Community Health was recognized in four categories, which included a national award… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider August 14, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Belinda Walsh, PMHNP, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to their team. She will join the clinical staff of SCH Behavioral Health on 44 Trifecta Place in Charles Town. Ms. Walsh received her Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University and is certified with American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, she holds a certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She brings over twenty years of clinical experience with her as well as training for Medication Assisted Therapy, as required by law, to prescribe medications for opioid use disorder. Please join us in… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider August 13, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Michael Kelley, FNP-BC, Family Nurse Practitioner to their team. He will join the clinical staff of SCH Primary Care on 99 Tavern Road in Martinsburg where he will be running SCH HealthEXPRESS which is a walk-in service for SCH primary care and women’s health patients. Mr. Kelley received his Master of Science in Nursing from George Mason University and is certified with American Nurses Credentialing Center. He also holds a law degree from Massachusetts School of Law in Andover and practiced for ten years while nursing part time. Mr. Kelley recently retired from… Read More

SCH Thanks Stakeholders During National Health Center Week August 13, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health celebrated National Health Center Week August 5th – 9th. The event was part of a national campaign to increase awareness of the ways health centers are providing affordable health care in communities. A host of events were scheduled throughout the week celebrating the ways that health centers are “Rooted in Communities.” Monday was Healthcare for the Homeless Day, Tuesday was Agricultural Worker Health Day, Wednesday was Patient Appreciation Day, Thursday was Stakeholder Appreciation Day, and Friday was dedicated to Staff Appreciation. On Stakeholder Appreciation Day, SCH welcomed local and state representatives to the Martinsburg location for a… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider June 6, 2019

Martinsburg, WV  Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome new provider, Tina Mawing, AGACNP, Family Nurse Practitioner to their team.  She will join the clinical staff of SCH Primary Care on 99 Tavern Road in Martinsburg. Ms. Mawing received her Master of Science in Nursing, with a concentration in adult gerontology acute care, from Walden University.  She is certified with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor and is certified in PICC line placement. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Mawing to Shenandoah Community Health. For more information, visit www.shencommhealth.com or call 304.263.4999… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider June 3, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome a new provider, Ricky Mason, DDS.  Dr. Mason will join the oral health center—Healthy Smiles on 58 Warm Springs Avenue in Martinsburg. Dr. Mason received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland and completed a one year residency in the Eastern Shore, Maryland. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Mason to Shenandoah Community Health. For more information on our oral health services, visit www.shencommhealth.com or call 304.267.0250 to schedule an appointment. Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider May 28, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome a new provider, Amy Kidrick, LICSW. Ms. Kidrick has joined the behavioral health department on 99 Tavern Road in Martinsburg. She received her Master of Social Work degree from West Virginia University and comes with nine years experience as a therapist, grief support counselor, children’s outreach liaison, and physicians case manager. Please join us in welcoming Amy Kidrick to Shenandoah Community Health. For more information, visit www.shencommhealth.com or to schedule an appointment, call 304.263.4999. Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider April 11, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Kelly Lopez, MSN, FNP-BC, Family Nurse Practitioner to their team. She will join the clinical staff of SCH Primary Care on 99 Tavern Road in Martinsburg. Ms. Lopez received her Master of Science in Nursing from West Virginia University, where she is also currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program. She comes with over 13 years of nursing experience and is certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Ms. Lopez is bilingual in Spanish and travels to Central America annually for medical missions. She is a member of the Academy of… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Celebrates Contributions of Outgoing Board Chair March 26, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health thanks Dr. Laura Clayton for her twenty three years of service as a member of the Board of Directors, having served as Chair of the Board for nearly twenty years. Laura’s tenure saw the expansion of the first SCH location on Route 45 to the current 60 thousand square foot facility on Tavern Road in Martinsburg. She was also instrumental in consolidating women’s health, midwifery and behavioral health services into one location as well as the expansion of services to include an oral health center—Healthy Smiles, and location in Winchester, Virginia.  Additionally, Dr. Clayton provided guidance as… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month March 21, 2019

February was National Children’s Dental Health Month, an observance that brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers and others to promote the benefits of good oral health to children. This year's NCDHM campaign slogan was "Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile." Shenandoah Community Health (SCH) visited their school business partner, Tuscarora Elementary School, to educated students on good oral hygiene.  Over 300 students attended a presentation by Macey Oliver, Dental Assistant, of SCH’s Oral Health Center—Healthy Smiles. Students learned tips specifically for school-aged children including how and when to brush, the importance of regular… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider March 19, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health (formerly Winchester Family Health Center) is pleased to welcome Adriana Posadas, MS, PA-C to their primary care team. She will join the clinical staff of Shenandoah Community Health—Winchester on 1330 Amherst Street. Ms. Posadas received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Shenandoah University and comes with eight years professional experience, including four years as an adjunct professor. She speaks fluent Spanish, is a certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants. She is the co-author of two abstract publications "Cross-Sectional study… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider March 19, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Gretchen Wilber, Psy.D. to their team. She will join the clinical staff SCH Behavioral Health on 44 Trifecta Place in Charles Town. Dr. Wilber received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Clinical Psychology degrees from Argosy University and comes with over ten years’ experience as a psychologist. She received empirically based training regarding the treatment of post-traumatic-stress disorder, worked with active duty soldiers and combat veterans, taught at the college level  and has been a guest lecturer on many mental health topics. She is a member of the National… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider March 8, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Sabrina Austin, MSN, CNM to their team. She will join the clinical staff of the women’s health department on Tavern Road in Martinsburg. Ms. Austin received her Master of Science in Nursing (nurse-Midwifery) degree from University of Cincinnati and comes with over ten years nursing experience. She is board certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, & Neonatal Nurses and the American College of Nurse Midwives. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Austin to Shenandoah Community Health—Women’s Health. For more information or… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Provider January 17, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health is pleased to welcome Bipin Shrestha, MD to their team. He will join the clinical staff of the primary care department on Tavern Road in Martinsburg. Dr. Shrestha received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed his family medicine residency at Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Shrestha to Shenandoah Community Health—Primary Care. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 304.263.4999. Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Providers January 8, 2019

Shenandoah Community Health Welcomes New Providers SCH is pleased to welcome three new providers. Anita Skena, MSN, WHNP, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner has joined the clinical staff of SCH Winchester; Zekeya Lofton, FNP-BC, Family Nurse Practitioner; and Dr. Patricia Mahoney, Internist, have joined the clinical staff of SCH on Tavern Road in Martinsburg. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Mahoney, Anita Skena, and Zekena Lofton to Shenandoah Community Health. For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Primary Care or Women’s Health Departments, call 304.263.4999. Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Observes World AIDS Day December 6, 2018

Health Centers, such as Shenandoah Community Health (SCH), continue to focus on coordinated and comprehensive care and the integration of HIV testing, prevention, care and treatment into primary care which can increase access and improve health outcomes for people living with or at risk for HIV. SCH is part of the Ryan White Outpatient Program, which identifies people who are at risk for HIV and/or affected by the disease.  The program offers comprehensive healthcare testing to individuals living with HIV, regardless of their ability to pay, as well as other healthcare services, medication counseling, referrals and outreach.  SCH Clinical Program… Read More

Shenandoah Community Health Celebrates Veterans November 14, 2018

Shenandoah Community Health celebrated Veterans last week by gathering special messages from patients and staff on a banner for Veterans at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg. The banner was presented by Shenandoah Community Health CEO, Michael Hassing, a Navy Veteran himself, to Command Sergeant Major Thompson (Retired Army) and Deputy Emergency Management Officer with the VA. Shenandoah Community Health is proud to support and provide care for Veterans in our area. (photo left to right: Command Sergeant Major Thompson, Michael Hassing) Read More

SCH Offers Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance November 1, 2018

Did you know it’s time to sign up for health coverage for 2019? If you need health insurance, you can enroll at HealthCare.Gov. But hurry, the deadline to enroll in a plan is December 15th - so don’t delay!   There’s a lot of confusion about the state of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), but the truth is the ACA is still the law of the land, and comprehensive health coverage including key consumer protections like no discrimination against people with pre-existing health conditions, is still available to consumers who need to get covered. Most marketplace shoppers will qualify for… Read More

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