New Atlantic Opening May 20th!: The new 20,000 square foot Atlantic Community Health Center is scheduled to open May 20th in New Church, VA. The existing Atlantic site will be CLOSED on May 16th and 17th.
Free Diabetes Management Workshops: Workshops are held at Onley Community Health Center, 20306 Badger Lane. Reservations are preferred; contact Faye Godbey at 787-7374, ext. 6, or email email@example.com. Please arrive 10 minutes early. CLICK HERE for more information.
Glucose Control, Activity & Stress - 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday March 19 & May 21 and 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday May 4.
Eat Smart & Change Your Lifestyle - 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday March 26 & May 28 and 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday May 18.
Self-Management Basics - 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday April 23 & June 18 and 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday April 6.
Nutrition Basics - 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday April 30 & June 25 and 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday April 20.
Patient Centered Medical Home: Curious about the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) concept, and want to learn why ESRHS is striving to attain recognition as a PCMH? Click here for a four-minute video that nicely summarizes the model.
Dental Outreach Program: Using portable equipment, our dentists see patients outside of ESRHS locations. The dental outreach program is currently seeing patients attending Accomack County Public Schools without an ESRHS dental site. For more information visit the Current Programs page or contact Wendy Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 442-4819, ext. 362.
New Atlantic Dental Wing Capital Campaign: Given the tremendous need for more access to oral care on Virginia's Eastern Shore ESRHS is adding a new dental unit and team at our new Atlantic Community Health Center. With this new dental wing, scheduled to open in June 2013, we will work toward reducing the number of needed dental appointments that can't be met in Accomack County due to lack of dentists - we calculate 53,000 appointments do not occur in a year due to our shortage of dentists! Want to help provide dental care for your neighbors? Give to the New Atlantic Dental Wing Campaign! Visit our Development Page for more information or contact Amy Bull at email@example.com.
Who We Are
More than Just a Doctor's Office....Your "Medical Home"
Serving Virginia's Eastern Shore with five medical centers and three dental locations from Chincoteague Island to Cape Charles, Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc. (ESRHS), is the medical provider of choice for more than half the Eastern Shore community's population. All ESRHS centers are open Monday - Friday with evening hours available including 10-hour days at the Onley center. ESRHS is open on Saturday mornings year-round at the Onley center and seasonally at Chincoteague.
In addition to primary medical and dental services, ESRHS offer health education, pharmacy assistance, digital x-ray, labwork, travel immunizations and much, much more. In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, ESRHS is able to offer toll passes for qualifying residents who have a medical visit with a specialist. ESRHS' electronic health records system means you can be seen at any ESRHS center and the staff will have your complete medical history.
ESRHS' highly qualified clinicians offer compassionate, dedicated care for their patients. At ESRHS you are more than just a medical chart, you're a part of a family-oriented medical home.
Where to Find Us
ESRHS has five medical centers strategically located along the Shore from ChincoteagueIsland to CapeCharles. Our hours of operation include late night hours at each of our five centers and Saturday hours year-round at OnleyCommunityHealthCenter and seasonally at ChincoteagueIslandCommunityHealthCenter. Dental services for all ages are offered at the FranktownCommunityHealthCenter and for children at Metompkin and PungoteagueElementary Schools. Click on the "Locations" link on the left for a full list of our centers and directions.
What We Do
ESRHS provides medical and dental care to residents of all ages. ESRHS has a staff of 30 medical providers, 6 dentists, 2 dental hygienists and more than 160 support staff. Our centers are equipped with emergency/urgent care treatment rooms, labs and 3 centers offer x-rays.
ESRHS accepts most major medical and dental insurances. A sliding fee scale is available to patients without insurance coverage or who are underinsured.
In addition to providing primary medical and dental care, as "more than just a doctor's office", ESRHS offers pharmacy assistance, health education, and interpretation services at all our centers, at no cost to our patients. We continue to partner with Accomack County Public Schools to offer dental services on the campuses of two elementary schools. ESRHS was selected by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel (CBBT) Commission to administer a medical toll program, which allows low-income residents with medical referrals free travel to the Hampton Roads area. Click on the "Current Programs" and "Fast Facts" links on the left for more information about our programs and services.
ESRHS is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
Learn more about ESRHS in these videos! You will also find embedded videos for TV commercials produced by the Virginia Community Healthcare Association, featuring Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.!