High quality and affordable healthcare; We are Piedmont Health.

We are an organization shaped by our beliefs. Guided by our community board and management team, Piedmont Health seeks to fulfill its mission of ensuring quality healthcare to everyone in our community.

Our History

Your Community Health Center. Today – in our 49th year of service – we’re Piedmont Health. Our focus is on giving our community access to quality healthcare. To us, healthy citizens make for a healthy community. That’s our mission. Piedmont Health was founded in 1970 by a group of health care professionals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and local community members concerned with access to primary healthcare in the community. Known then as Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. (OCCHS), the agency was organized to provide comprehensive healthcare services and education to all in the community, with special emphasis on those who weren’t receiving proper healthcare and who lacked access to services. For over 49 years, we have been committed to helping change the lives of everyone in our communities, whether that’s through our medical services, dental care, on-site pharmacy, nutrition counseling or disease management. With eight convenient locations, serving 14 counties in the Piedmont region, the health of you and your family is our top priority. Our designated service areas are: Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Lee, Orange, Person, and Randolph counties. We are your healthcare home.

Historical Timeline

March 1970 –> First incorporated as Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services, a joint venture of the UNC Division of Health Affairs and a local Community Action Plan.

Late 1970 –> Opened Prospect Hill Community Health Center  (1st NC CHC) –> Carrboro and Moncure Community Health Center followed

December 1994  –> Name changed to Piedmont Health Services, Inc.

Mid 1996  –> Opened Charles Drew Community Health Center

July 2001  –> Acquired the Scott Community Health Center

December 2002  –> Opened Siler City Community Health Center

February 2006  –> Opened a new facility to house Siler City Community Health Center

August 2007  –> Began conversion to Electronic Health Records

October 2008  –> Piedmont Health SeniorCare opens in Burlington

September 2011 –> Opened new Prospect Hill  Community Health Center

Spring 2013 –> Opened Sylvan Community Health Center

January 2014 –> Piedmont Health SeniorCare opens its second location in Pittsboro

June 2014 –> Opened Burlington Community Health Center

September 2015 –> Opened IFC Community Health Center

December 2015 –> Opened Chapel Hill Community Health Center

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