Nothing is more important to you and your family than your health and well-being. This is why it’s good to know that in the underserved and underprivileged communities of Washington, D.C., there are accessible health services at Community Concierge Care (C3 Cares).
At C3 Cares, you and your loved ones will find a wide range of medical care provided by Dr. Erin Athey, a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP), and her team of providers.
When it comes to promoting health equity – whereby everyone has access to health care – family nurse practitioners play a vital role in providing primary to patients of all ages, thereby helping to ensure community health.
Let’s take a closer look at how a family nurse practitioner can help you and where you can find the best family practitioner in Washington, D.C.
The Many Services an FNP Provides
C3 Cares was founded on the belief that everyone deserves access to convenient, quality healthcare. As such, our nurse-led medical services include:
Wellness Exams and Annual Physicals
We gather your medical history, check your vital signs, such as your blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rate, and provide vital information about your current health status. We also offer school physicals, camp physicals, and sports physicals to ensure your child is healthy and current on their vaccinations.
At C3 Cares, we take a proactive and preventive approach to healthcare by checking your risks for conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, asthma, and high cholesterol. We also test for COVID-19 to allow patients to get any treatment they need sooner rather than later, reducing their risk of severe complications.
Common vaccines our C3 Care providers offer on-site and at pop-up clinics include chicken pox, COVID-19, seasonal flu, hepatitis A and B, human papillomavirus (HPV), MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), meningitis, pneumonia, shingles, and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis).
STI and STD Testing
Sexually transmitted infections and diseases are extremely common. Your C3 Cares provider can test and treat a variety of STDs, including those for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C, herpes (type 1 and 2), HIV, HPV, and syphilis.
Chronic Disease Management
With convenient access to medical services provided by C3 Cares FNP and providers, you have the resources and support for a broad range of chronic conditions, including arthritis, asthma, COPD, depression, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, HIV/AIDS management, hypothyroidism, obesity, tobacco cessation.
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in Washington, D.C.
In her capacity as a healthcare provider, educator, and community-engaged scholar, C3 Cares founder and CEO Dr. Erin Athey has spent nearly two decades focusing on community health for the public housing residents of Washington, D.C. For their added convenience, C3 Cares offers same-day appointments and clinical services at its on-site wellness hub and mobile pop-up locations at public housing complexes in Wards 5*, 6, 7, and 8. We even offer after-hours telehealth visits for patients who are unable to see us during our daytime clinic hours.
To learn more about Community Concierge Care and the mobile health services we offer to residents of Washington, D.C., call us today at (202) 888-6440. Alternatively, you can schedule your visit online by filling out our convenient appointment request form.