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Vibrant Health Community Raises $332,375 to Support Healthcare Access in Wyandotte County

Vibrant Health is thrilled to announce a total of $332,375 was raised at the 4th annual A Vibrant Night gala. After two years of very successful virtual events, we were able to return to an in-person celebration of our mission...
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Celebrating Five Years at Vibrant Health

A Message from Vibrant Health President & CEO On May 5, 1990, Turner House Children’s Clinic opened its doors for the first time. We were an all-volunteer clinic, focused on providing medical services to children in Wyandotte County. One of...
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Dr. Sandra Stites to Join Vibrant Health as Chief Medical Officer

Brandon Parigo | UMKC We are excited to announce that Dr. Sandra Stites will join our leadership team as Chief Medical Officer in June 2022. Dr. Stites, a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine,...
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Vibrant Health and KCKFD Announce New Community Paramedicine Program

WYCO Care Connection Team – Jessica Kraus, Paramedic (Left) and Erika Ortiz, Nurse Practitioner (Right) Vibrant Health is proud to announce the official launch of the WYCO Care Connection program in partnership with the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department. WYCO...
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Vibrant Health Raises $278,000 to Support Healthcare Access in Wyandotte County

Vibrant Health is excited to announce raising $278,000 at A Vibrant Night 2021. This virtual event aimed to raise awareness of the work of Vibrant Health and the growing need in Wyandotte County. Proceeds from this event will support Vibrant...
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Vibrant Health Expands Access to Dental Services for Wyandotte County

This week, Vibrant Health officially opened the doors at its new dental clinic in the heart of Wyandotte County. This 4,300 square foot clinic, located in the Bethany Medical building at 21 North 12th Street in Kansas City, Kansas, marks...
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Vibrant Health to Require COVID-19 Full Vaccination for All Staff and Board

This week, Vibrant Health’s Board of Directors voted to approve a proposed policy requiring all employees, contractors, and students rotating at Vibrant locations to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15, 2021. With this move, Vibrant Health will now...
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Vibrant Health Announces New Chief Health Equity Officer Role

This month, Andrea Perdomo-Morales steps into a new role as Chief Health Equity Officer for Vibrant Health. Throughout her three years with Vibrant Health, she has led clinical and community outreach programming with a sharp focus on increasing access and...
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NOW OPEN – Pharmacy at Vibrant Health

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our first in-house pharmacy, located at our Cordell D. Meeks, Jr. Clinic at 4313 State Ave. This full-service pharmacy will provide access to a full range of medications for patients of...
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NEW Location – Cordell D. Meeks, Jr. Clinic 

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our newest pediatric clinic in Wyandotte County, in affiliation with Children’s Mercy Hospital. This 18,000 sq. ft. location at 4313 State Ave has been in operation since 2011, and it will...

10 Months Later, We’re Still in the Fight Against COVID-19

Today, as our community receives its first rounds of the COVID-19 vaccine, the beginning of this pandemic couldn’t feel more distant. Over the last ten months, our community has come together in an incredible way—driven by the shared goal of...
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Let’s Talk About HIV

December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, a month when we come together as a community to help prevent HIV and reduce the stigma that is often associated with the virus. For Vibrant Health, this month is significant, as Wyandotte County has...