CHNWF Behavioral Health and Optometry moves to one location on Palafox Street

CHNWF Behavioral Health and Optometry moves to one location on Palafox Street

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Community Health Northwest Florida’s Behavioral Health & Wellness and Optometric Vision Care departments have a brand new home.

Familiarly dubbed “Palafox Two” among Community Health team members, the new facility at 1380 N. Palafox Street is located across from the organization’s new Adult & Family Care site, which opened in August. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The 9,000 square foot building on North Palafox opened Monday, Oct. 3.  It has undergone extensive renovations to offer additional space and rooms to provide an array of Behavioral Health and Wellness services for adults and children. They include counseling for adults and children, substance abuse counseling, group therapy and yoga.

Community Health’s Optometry department offers a full range of vision care services for adults and children, including comprehensive dilated eye exams, treatment of eye diseases and infections and fitting for contact lenses. The new facility also boasts expanded store space to house a wide selection of eyeglass frames.

The new interior space is modern and bright, and the building is conveniently located on the ECAT transportation route.

“Palafox Two gives the community a centralized location with easier access to optometry care,” says Community Health CEO Chandra Smiley. “Mental health and well-being is of vital importance. Moving Behavioral Health to Palafox gives us the expanded space to begin increasing our services to meet the needs of our community.”

Palafox ONE

Community Health Northwest Florida’s  new Walk-in Care, Primary Care and Pharmacy at  1400 N. Palafox St.

A former Labcorp office, the expansive 16,000 square foot facility on N. Palafox has undergone extensive renovations, including the creation of 18 exam rooms, phlebotomy and radiology departments, two large, comfortable waiting areas and a 1,000 square foot pharmacy with drive-through, all of which will comfortably accommodate a large quantity of patients for services offered. 

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