CB East and West Girls’ Soccer Teams Unite in Kick for Pink Game

The Central Bucks East and West Girls’ Soccer teams, in partnership with Doylestown Hospital, held a Kick for Pink game on October 14, at War Memorial Field in Doylestown. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the event raised funds to support women in our community who are being treated for breast cancer. The event acknowledged women who are breast cancer survivors, have been affected by breast cancer, or are representing a woman who lost her life to the disease.

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Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic

The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic was established as
 The Free Clinic of Doylestown in October 1994.
 The name was changed in 2008 to honor Ann Silverman, a long-time board member and supporter of the clinic.

The clinic provides primary medical care and referrals to medical specialists; prescription medications; outpatient medical testing and services; vision care and eyeglasses; social services; dental exams and x-rays, dental hygiene, and
 referral to dentists’ offices for treatment.

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Doylestown Hospital and the VIA Health System

Doylestown Hospital celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2013. The original hospital, an eight-bed facility located on Pine Street and Oakland Avenue in Doylestown Borough, was dedicated in 1923.

The hospital was founded by the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown (VIA), a forward-thinking women’s civic organization that recognized the need for healthcare services in the community early in the 20th century.

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Doylestown Hospital and the VIA Health System

Doylestown Hospital celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2013. The original hospital, an eight-bed facility located on Pine Street and Oakland Avenue in Doylestown Borough, was dedicated in 1923.

The hospital was founded by the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown (VIA), a forward-thinking women’s civic organization that recognized the need for healthcare services in the community early in the 20th century.

The VIA has grown over the years to its present membership of approximately 400. The organization continues to support the hospital through the annual Bucks County Designer House & Gardens fundraising event in the spring (www.buckscountydesignerhouse.org).

For more information about VIA events, programs or membership, call the VIA office at 215-345-2347 or visit http://via-doylestown.org. The VIA still owns and oversees Doylestown Hospital, which is licensed for 238 beds at its West State Street location.

During the past 90 years, VIA Health System services to the community have expanded to include a broad range of healthcare providers:

  • Doylestown Hospital;
  • The Doylestown Hospital Surgery Center at the Health & Wellness Center in Warrington;
  • Pine Run Community and Health Center, and Lakeview by Pine Run;
  • Visiting Nurse/Home Health;
  • VIA Affiliates, including Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Neurology, and Hospitalist practices; The Doylestown Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, and Nutrition Counseling of Doylestown Hospital.

While the size and scope of services have increased over the years, the hospital’s commitment to quality and to meeting the needs of all members of the community have remained steadfast. Doylestown Hospital continues to honor the legacy of its founders by focusing efforts on providing high-quality, low-cost services to meet the needs of the community.

For more information, visit dh.org or call 215-345-2200.

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Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic

The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic was established as
 The Free Clinic of Doylestown in October 1994.
 The name was changed in 2008 to honor Ann Silverman, a long-time board member and supporter of the clinic.

The clinic provides primary medical care and referrals to medical specialists; prescription medications; outpatient medical testing and services; vision care and eyeglasses; social services; dental exams and x-rays, dental hygiene, and
 referral to dentists’ offices for treatment.

Assistance is provided in applying to government insurance programs and patients, if eligible, must apply. All services are free, all ages are served and no insurance is accepted.

To be eligible, a patient must live within the clinic’s service area, be uninsured, and their household income must be within 250% of the federal poverty level.
 Day and evening medical appointments are available 25-30 hours per week.

The clinic operates with a small number of paid staff and numerous volunteers and is financial support is provided through grants, community donations and considerable in-kind support from Doylestown Hospital.

The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic is located at Doylestown Hospital,
 595 W. State Street, Doylestown.
 For more information about the clinic’s services or to find out how you can help, call 215-345-2260 
or visit their website at
 www.aschealthclinic.org.

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