November 2020
In the spirit of giving thanks, we extend our deepest gratitude to all healthcare workers and staff, first responders, and community partners for tirelessly and selflessly serving our communities throughout this pandemic. We thank you for all you do!

(Pictured above: The winning turkeys by patient popular vote, created by CHDC Staff!)
The Holidays and Coronavirus
Enjoying the Holidays Safely
As we enter into the holiday season, we know that things are going to be a little different this year. The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to spend it with people in your household. We know that this is not possible for everyone, so if you do plan to travel or see other people, consider taking these steps to make your celebration safer.
1. Wear a mask
2. Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you
3. Wash your hands often
4. Bring your own food
5. Limit the number of guests
6. Consider gathering outside if possible

For Thanksgiving travel tips and ideas for safe holiday fun, visit the CDC website at
Virtual Town Hall Event
with Pediatric Provider, Sarah Spengler, CRNP

Tuesday, December 8 at 4PM
Join us for another Virtual Town Hall!

We'll start with a 5-minute story time for kids then talk about "3 Health Hacks to Keep your Child Healthy!" We'll focus on
  • literacy,
  • vaccines, and
  • supportive relationships


November is National Diabetes Month!
The risks of COVID-19 are even greater for people with diabetes. This American Diabetes Month®, the American Diabetes Association needs health care providers to join the fight for access to care for all through expanded COVID-19 testing, research, and access to affordable insulin. Visit the American Diabetes Association web page for more information and ways you can help:

Every 21 seconds, someone new is diagnosed! 34 million Americans have diabetes and another 88 million have prediabetes—a number that only gets more dire when you consider its associated health care price tag of $327 billion. Diabetes isn’t a disease—it’s an epidemic.

Take this 60 second screening to know your risk, and share this link:
CHDC Expands Dispensary Services with Pottstown Pharmacy Partnership
Community Health & Dental Care, Inc. and Pottstown Pharmacy have entered into a relationship to expand pharmacy services and medication discounts to patients in the Pottstown and surrounding communities.

CHDC patients can conveniently get their prescriptions filled either at the CHDC dispensary at the Coventry Mall, 351 W. Schuylkill Road, Pottstown 19465 or at Pottstown Pharmacy, 1501 East High Street, Pottstown 19464.

Pottstown Pharmacy also offers FREE DELIVERY service within our service area. Eligible patients who need access to medication at an affordable price- especially higher costs meds – can receive medication discounts. Eligible patients must be an established medical patient of CHDC and complete the required application to determine healthcare discount to be applied. Eligible patients applying for CHDC’s healthcare discount program may receive medications for as low as $5.00 a prescription. Referrals welcome. 
CHDC in the Community
CHDC Participates in Pottstown Mobile Health Clinic

On November 9, 2020, CHDC was proud to participate in the Pottstown Mobile Health Clinic. In addition to being held on a beautiful day, this turned out to be a pleasant and productive collaboration with Access Services/Street Outreach and Montgomery Co. Health Dept., held at Christ Episcopal Church. Our wonderful nurse/MA team performed over two dozen BP checks, identifying several people with elevated BP levels. Individuals were then advised to schedule an appointment with their PCP for follow-up. Pre-diabetes questionnaires were also administered by our medical staff, with our Behavioral Health staff on hand to provide guidance to people experiencing emotional/social crises; one grateful attendee overwhelmed by her role as primary caregiver left the event with more phone numbers than the Pottstown phonebook! Surprisingly, there were about a dozen participants that were encountered who were already patients of CHDC! Many thanks to Rev. Joshua Caler at Christ Episcopal Church and the many others who donated their time and resources to make this a success!
We Love our Patients!
Our Services
At CHDC, we believe everyone has the right to access quality healthcare. With three locations in Pottstown and our expansion into Barto, we offer a wide range of medical and dental services to take care of you and your family regardless of your insurance status.

Free Transportation and healthcare discounts are also available.
As a patient-centered healthcare center, our clients get a team of healthcare specialists, dedicated to you and your family. We address every area of your health at any one of our locations:
  • 351 W. Schuylkill Road, Pottstown (in the Coventry Mall, next to Dick's Sporting Goods)
  • 800 Heritage Drive, Pottstown
  • 700 Heritage Drive, Pottstown
  • 1315 Route 100 North, Barto - To see pictures of our newly renovated location, click here.
At Community Health and Dental Care, we are committed to a safe and clean environment as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Locations have been triple-cleaned, all staff are wearing masks, and seating in lobby and waiting rooms are socially distant.

We want to send a special thank you to Transcend Facility Management Company, LLC for all they do to ensure our CHDC facilities are clean and safe. Check out this cool video featuring our main office at the Coventry Mall.
Octodent equipment have been installed in our dental facilities, and patients are being scheduled to allow for appropriate levels of social distancing in our facility. COVID-19 pre-screening includes temperature checks of all patients upon arrival for their scheduled appointment. All patients and staff are required to wear masks.

If you are an existing patient or looking for a new medical home, we invite you to schedule your next appointment by calling 610-326-9460.
Free Transportation
Community Health & Dental Care continually strives to provide the highest quality care for our patients.

At times, patients are unable to keep their
scheduled appointments due to unforeseen
transportation barriers.

Patients can schedule free shuttle service to and from any of our health center locations.

To view a full list of shuttle stops and program requirements, please CLICK HERE.
Important Health News - ROUTINE CARE
Help us spread the word!
The Tri-County Health Council has launched a multi-faceted campaign effort to reach members of the Greater Pottstown region and to encourage people not to wait to seek care and risk your health. Your healthcare provider is prepared to keep you safe during your visit.
  • More frequent and rigorous cleaning and disinfecting procedures
  • Face masks for everyone
  • Increased distance between patients
  • Virtual visit options
Routine care, such as doctor visits, dental exams, medication checks, mammograms, colonoscopies, and prostate exams, are proven ways to catch serious health problems early. Also important during this stressful time are mental health and substance abuse counseling and treatment. If you are
due for a check-up, or think you may be having a health concern, DON’T DELAY! Schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider now.

And, as always, if you think you may be having an emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately!
Don’t forget to get your vaccines, such as for the flu, pneumonia, and shingles! They are even more important this year, and are a proven method to reduce illness.

Check out this video from the Department of Health and Human Services!
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