University of New Mexico expands health system to Roswell

University of New Mexico expands health system to Roswell

The University of New Mexico Health System has opened a clinic in Roswell. This creates new access to sexual health and HIV services in a more rural part of the state.UNM Truman Health Services expansion into Roswell will provide primary care, behavioral health care, and screenings; along with testing, treatment and prevention for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Follow us on social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTubeThe university health system stated the new clinic is “extremely important” to people in southeast New Mexico. In part because no other clinic is offering all the services the UNM clinic will be able to provide.The clinic named Truman Health Services Roswell will be at 601 W. Country Club Road at suite 102. It looks to reduce increased rates of HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea in the state region, according to UNM Truman Health Services.Your neighborhood: Local news from KOAT Action 7 NewsHealth officials hosted an official grand opening for the health clinic on Tuesday, April 2. It has been open for less than a month prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony.Mike Richards, the senior vice president of UNM Clinical Affairs, said this new clinic will help stop the increased spread of several sexually transmitted infections.“By creating this kind of access, not only are we able to diagnose and treat more New Mexicans,” Richards said. “But we are also able to reduce the stigmas still associated with HIV and STIs. “We need to be able to talk about these health care concerns without fear, judgment, or embarrassment so that more people are inclined to seek out these services,” Richards said.Stay updated on the latest health news with the KOAT app. You can download it here.

ROSWELL, N.M. — The University of New Mexico Health System has opened a clinic in Roswell. This creates new access to sexual health and HIV services in a more rural part of the state.UNM Truman Health Services expansion into Roswell will provide primary care, behavioral health care, and screenings; along with testing, treatment and prevention for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

Follow us on social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTubeThe university health system stated the new clinic is “extremely important” to people in southeast New Mexico. In part because no other clinic is offering all the services the UNM clinic will be able to provide.The clinic named Truman Health Services Roswell will be at 601 W. Country Club Road at suite 102. It looks to reduce increased rates of HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea in the state region, according to UNM Truman Health Services.Your neighborhood: Local news from KOAT Action 7 News

Health officials hosted an official grand opening for the health clinic on Tuesday, April 2. It has been open for less than a month prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Mike Richards, the senior vice president of UNM Clinical Affairs, said this new clinic will help stop the increased spread of several sexually transmitted infections.“By creating this kind of access, not only are we able to diagnose and treat more New Mexicans,” Richards said. “But we are also able to reduce the stigmas still associated with HIV and STIs. “We need to be able to talk about these health care concerns without fear, judgment, or embarrassment so that more people are inclined to seek out these services,” Richards said.Stay updated on the latest health news with the KOAT app. You can download it here.

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