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A Closer Look

Jackson Hinds Comprehensive Health Center

Our goal is to eliminate disparities in access to health care for the poor and uninsured.  Our diverse team of professionals provides first rate primary health care to Central Mississippians who often fall between the gaps of private insurance and personal income. 

We Offer Our Patients:

  • A sliding fee scale to tailor bills to their ability to pay.
  • Discount prescription medicine at our in-house pharmacy.
  • Pfizer’s “Share the Care” program which supplies prescription medicines to eligible patients for a small dispensing fee.
  • The Southern Community Cohort Study seeks cures to cancer.
  • Vans and handicapped vehicles to transport patients safely to clinic appointments.

Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center is the largest provider of primary health care services to the uninsured and underserved in central Mississippi. Jackson Hinds aggressively recruits the finest, most dedicated health care providers in the state. Among these are:

The first black female optometrist in MS, past president of the National Optometric Association and president of the Mississippi Optometric Association

A past president of the MS Dental Society

A Ph.D. candidate in nursing

A Creighton University pharmacy school graduate

Masters level social workers

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diabetes research team

Jackson-Hinds is one of the oldest community health centers in the U.S. and the largest in Mississippi.

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