Vista, CA– Vista Community Clinic’s has been selected to receive funds from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program. This is the FCC’s sixth and final round of funding and VCC is honored to be 1 of 100 healthcare facilities in the country to be chosen. FCC’s telehealth program aims to support healthcare providers in their efforts to continue serving their patients through telecommunication services. They provide reimbursement for service and devices that are essential to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the COVID-19 pandemic VCC provided telehealth services to reach vulnerable patients. Thanks to these efforts, FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program has awarded VCC $894,718 in funds to secure equipment that will help expand our telehealth services such as computers, monitors, webcams, and headsets. As well as connected blood pressure monitors to be purchased to help track patient’s health. Telehealth continues to be a valuable tool in connecting with patients and improving patient outcomes during COVID-19.
About Vista Community Clinic .. With nine state-of-the-art locations in North San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties, VCC provides affordable, high quality health care to more than 70,000 community residents. Services offered by VCC include primary care, pediatrics, prenatal and women’s health, optometry, chiropractic care, dental health, podiatry, acupuncture and behavioral health services. VCC also offers a wide array of community health education programs, which are free and open to all community residents. VCC is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home, and is the recipient of the HRSA National Quality Leader Seal for exceeding national clinical quality benchmarks. For more information call 760.631.5000 or visit www.vcc.org.