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KERN COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN PREVENT THE FLU AT LITTLE OR NO COST

Influenza Vaccinations Now Available At All Omni Family Health Centers

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Sept. 17, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services Inc., today announced flu vaccines are now available at all their health centers. Interested parties can call 1-800-300-OMNI to make an appointment or visit any of their 19 facilities throughout Kern County.

The cost is $35, however most insurances can provide financial assistance including Medi-Cal and Medicare. Omni Family Health also has programs available that allow free vaccinations if certain guidelines are met.

“The elderly, young children and individuals with certain health conditions are at high risk for serious flu complications,” said Omni Family Health’s Director of Nursing, Maria Banuelos. “The best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated every year.”

The Centers for Disease Control recommends vaccinations for everyone six months of age and older. Flu vaccines will be available at all Omni Family Health centers until May 2014. For more information, please contact Omni Family Health at 1-800-300-OMNI (6664).

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

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OVER 100,000 KERN COUNTY RESIDENTS NOW QUALIFY FOR HEALTHCARE INSURANCE WITH LIMITED ENROLLMENT GOING ON NOW

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Sept. 3, 2013 – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed by President Barack Obama in 2010, is part of a nationwide effort to make healthcare accessible and affordable for many Americans. October 1 marks the beginning of the period to enroll in health coverage that will start in 2014.

On the local level, 23% of Kern County residents under the age of 65 are without insurance and could become eligible. With that in mind, Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, is gearing up to provide up-to-date information and assistance to Kern County residents. Omni Family Health wants everyone to know that insurance qualifications information is only a phone call away. Delaying this decision may leave individuals without insurance and result in fines.

“Healthcare is not just about tending to wounds and treating illnesses,” says Omni Family Health CEO Francisco Castillon. “It’s about guiding the community towards making sound decisions about their overall health and well-being.”

Call now to see if Omni Family Health can help with qualifying for the new insurance products. For general information about the Affordable Care Act, contact Omni Family Health at 661-630-7350 or 800-300-OMNI (6664) and press option 6.

About Omni Family Health

National Health Services, Inc. has changed its name to Omni Family Health. Serving Kern County since 1978, this premier healthcare organization has 19 health centers and serves twelve communities throughout Bakersfield and the surrounding communities of Delano, Wasco, Buttonwillow, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi, Taft and Lost Hills. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health has providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

KERN COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN PREVENT THE FLU AT LITTLE OR NO COST

Influenza Vaccinations Now Available At All Omni Family Health Centers

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Sept. 17, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services Inc., today announced flu vaccines are now available at all their health centers. Interested parties can call 1-800-300-OMNI to make an appointment or visit any of their 19 facilities throughout Kern County.

The cost is $35, however most insurances can provide financial assistance including Medi-Cal and Medicare. Omni Family Health also has programs available that allow free vaccinations if certain guidelines are met.

“The elderly, young children and individuals with certain health conditions are at high risk for serious flu complications,” said Omni Family Health’s Director of Nursing, Maria Banuelos. “The best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated every year.”

The Centers for Disease Control recommends vaccinations for everyone six months of age and older. Flu vaccines will be available at all Omni Family Health centers until May 2014. For more information, please contact Omni Family Health at 1-800-300-OMNI (6664).

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

OMNI FAMILY HEALTH MAKES HEADWAY WITH SUPPORT FROM KERN HEALTH SYSTEMS

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Oct. 9, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., today announced the continued progress of projects as a result of a generous financial award from Kern Health Systems (KHS). The $3.5 million award has been used by Omni Family Health to open a new state-of-the-art medical facility and convert its prior administrative offices to provide behavioral health and walk-in services in Kern County. The funds have also allowed Omni Family Health to transition their medical records operations to a brand new electronic health record system.

The new Omni Family Health Center at Panama Lane in Bakersfield and the Behavioral Health and walk-in services at the Omni Family Health Center in Shafter are two new facilities funded by the KHS support. The Panama Lane facility opened this past March and is expected to serve 3,800 patients in its first operating year. Construction at the Shafter clinic is expected to finish this month and will open to an estimated 1,900 patients in its first year. Both facilities provide medical, behavioral health and lab services.

“Thanks to the generous financial support from Kern Health Systems, we were able to invest in the areas we serve,” said Omni Family Health CEO Francisco Castillon. “When we are fortunate to receive support from generous organizations, like KHS, we are able to provide new opportunities for quality health care and in the end it’s the community that benefits by having access to quality health care.”

Omni Family Health also completed the medical and dental electronic health record system transition that allows medical record operations to run 100 percent electronically at all medical centers.

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

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TEHACHAPI AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES INVITED TO CELEBRATE OMNI FAMILY HEALTH’S NEW WALK-IN SERVICES BEING OFFERED

Free Flu Vaccines Available for First 50 Early Arrivals to Open House

TEHACHAPI, Calif. – Nov. 19, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., invites local residents to an open house celebration of its newest state of the art walk-in services at its Tehachapi location. The open house will take place on Friday, November 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility is located at 161 N. Mill St. Tehachapi, CA 93561. The event is open to the public and free.

Additionally, free flu vaccines will be provided to the first 50 adult participants that come by the open house. The media is also welcome to attend, as there will be refreshments served between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. along with appearances by executive staff members for any questions.

“We look forward to providing our expanded Tehachapi services to residents of neighboring communities such as North Edwards, California City and Mojave,” said Omni Health CEO Francisco Castillon. “It’s always a treat to chat with the patients we serve to get an understanding of their needs.”

The Tehachapi facility offers dental, walk-in, behavioral health and medical services for the community.

For additional information, please call Omni Family Health at 1-800-300-OMNI.

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

OMNI FAMILY HEALTH OPENS DOORS TO NEW SHAFTER WALK-IN CLINIC

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Oct. 21, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., today announced an open house celebration of its newest state-of-the-art facility in Shafter. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The new facility is located at 655 South Central Valley Highway, Shafter, California 93263. The event is open to the public and is free. The media is welcome to attend and there will be refreshments served between 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. along with an appearance by executive staff for any questions.

“The expansion in Shafter is an example of our commitment to making healthcare available to all,” said Omni Family Health CEO Francisco Castillon. “We have served Shafter since 2001 and look forward to increasing access to quality health care by providing more opportunities to serve the entire community.”

The facility will provide behavioral health, walk-in, medical and lab services for the community and is estimated to receive 1,900 patients in its first operating year. The behavioral health and walk-in services at the Omni Family Health Center in Shafter was made possible, in part, by a generous financial contribution from Kern Health Systems.

For additional information, please call Omni Family Health at 1-800-300-OMNI.

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

COMMUNITY INVITED TO GROUND BREAKING OF NEW OMNI FAMILY HEALTH NORTH CHESTER SITE

Newest Facility To Bring Kern County Site Total To Eighteen

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2013 – Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., has been serving Kern County since 1978, providing healthcare beyond medicine. The mission of the non-profit healthcare organization continues with the groundbreaking of their newest site, which is located in Oildale on North Chester Avenue.

The groundbreaking ceremony will take place Wednesday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m. The address is 210 N. Chester Ave. Bakersfield, California 93308. The event is open to the public and will include appearances by Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall, Omni Family Health’s CEO Francisco Castillon, and board Chairman John Ogborn.

“As part of our expansion effort to better serve our community, this new site will feature more than 22 state-of-the-art examination and consultation rooms in the areas of medical, primary care, specialist and dental referrals, walk-in services, OB/GYN and behavioral health, as well as an onsite pharmacy,” explains CEO Francisco Castillon.

The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration, with a grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and will feature a modern 15,600 square foot facility, ample parking, and will implement green strategies to maximize in building efficiencies. Plans for the site will be available for viewing at the event.

For additional information, please contact Omni Family Health at 1-800-300-OMNI.

About Omni Family Health

Omni Family Health, formerly National Health Services, Inc., provides much needed healthcare services in twelve communities, at seventeen sites throughout Kern County, including the communities of Buttonwillow, Lost Hills, Wasco, Taft, Delano, Shafter, Ridgecrest, Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Omni Family Health operates sixteen medical sites, ten dental sites, five behavioral health sites, and three full pharmacies. Current services provided by Omni Family Health include: General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Dental Services, Chiropractic, Diagnostic Testing, Health Education and Community Outreach. Omni Family Health also has board certified providers in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Practice and OB/GYN.

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