The county’s Primary Care Connection: Employee Health and Wellness Center is open at 1939 Salk Ave., Tavares. Pre-scheduled appointments eliminate long wait times, and are available by calling 1-866-959-9355.
The Primary Care Connection (PCC), operated in partnership with Healthstat, is staffed with a doctor and medical assistant who are able to diagnose and treat a variety of ailments, test vital signs, conduct blood draws and prescribe and dispense common medications for anyone under the Lake County health plan, including dependents, free of charge.
Disease management such as diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure
Physicals for those ages six and up
Lifestyle and health coaching for those wishing to quit smoking or lose weight
Early detection of potential health risks improve quality of life, plus using the center as a primary care service is expected to result in both savings for the county and its employees under the self-funded medical plan.