During National Hospital Week, May 7-12, Jefferson Community Health & Life thanks the many individuals who contribute to the excellence of health care in our community.
Jefferson Community Health & Life – in 60th year of providing health care to residents of Jefferson County and the surrounding area — is one of Jefferson County’s largest employers with more than 260 full- and part-time employees. Annual payroll of the health center is about $$13.6 million. JCH&L employs staff from Jefferson County and all of the surrounding counties.
JCH&L appreciates the community support which is shown through use of its services, as well as donations to the non-profit charity.
JCH&L provides a wide range of health care services, including emergency, inpatient, outpatient, surgical, family medicine, visiting specialists, home health, occupational health and long-term care services.
JCH&L also provides a variety of health education and outreach services – health education opportunities, community health programs, a community fitness center, health fairs, speakers on health issues, support groups, screenings, and more. JCH&L also provides donations for many area activities, events and programs. In fiscal 2021, JCH&L provided more than $1.8 million in donations and support, in addition to $130,000 in charity care to area residents. Staff members also volunteer in many area organizations and for events.
“Jefferson Community Health & Life is committed to providing quality health care to our area residents,” said JCH&L CEO Burke Kline, DHA, MHA, CHFP, FACHE. “We also take pride in being an active member of our community.”
More information about Jefferson Community Health & Life is available by going to its website at JCHealthandLife.org.