Saratoga Community Health Center

Quality Affordable Health Care in Downtown Saratoga

Saratoga Community Health Center is here for all people in our community who need care — regardless of income. Our facility is the only one of its kind in the greater Saratoga region providing high quality, primary, dental, behavioral and addiction medicine health services to members of our community, regardless of their insurance status and ability to pay. For many of our patients, we are their first experience with routine health care which makes a dramatic difference in quality of health and life. Staffed with knowledgeable, compassionate health care professionals, we will do everything we can to keep you and your family well, connect you with community resources when necessary and help you navigate through the health system.

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Our team of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners focus on offering easy access to high quality, comprehensive medical care for patients of all ages.

We want to be your first point of contact with the health care system, giving you the information and available resources for ideal health results.

We Provide the Following Services

  • Treatment for common medical conditions and illnesses
  • Preventative care and screenings
  • Educational material on making healthy lifestyle choices
  • Routine medical care, including physicals and checkups
  • Same-day sick visits
  • Immunizations
  • Referrals to area specialists
  • Support services, including:
  • Helping with prescriptions
  • Coordinating community resources
  • Arranging free and low-cost insurance coverage

We Coordinate Your Care

You can rely on us to coordinate your care and guide you through the medical system. We work with each patient to create an individualized plan of health care. Need to be referred to a specialist? We’ll provide recommendations, work with you to find the right specialist and help coordinate your care with that care team.

Our Primary Care centers are staffed with compassionate, dedicated, qualified professionals who are experienced in pediatrics and adult medicine. We also offer same-day appointments.

As a patient at our practice, you have the benefit of receiving preventative services, which vary with a patient’s age. Preventative tests help providers evaluate your current health status and detect early warning signs.

With the help of your provider, we can identify a rising issue and create a plan of action to help you stay healthy.our provider will discuss with you what preventative services they believe are right for you, based on your age, gender, current health status, and your medical history.

Preventative services include and are not limited to:

  • Yearly physical exams
  • Physical exams before and after surgery
  • Well-woman exams (including breast exams and Pap smears)

Same day appointments are available for patients that have come down with an illness or a flare-up of a chronic condition.

Please contact our office as soon as you can to talk with a team member who can assist in setting up a same day appointment. We will try to set up an appointment with your provider, but if they are unavailable, we’ll offer you an appointment with another physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant.

We often see sick visits for:

  • Colds and coughs
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Sprains and strains
  • Bronchitis, sinus infections
  • Urinary tract infections

Primary care plays a role in the management of chronic illnesses and conditions.

If you are newly diagnosed or have been managing your condition for a few months or years, our team is here to help. We understand the stress, anxiety or anger that can comes with a chronic illness.

You can trust us to provide ongoing medical care, help with managing your medications, offer coping strategies and support. Our team will work with you hand in hand to help you make informed decisions about your health care.

Looking for additional resources, like a nutritionist or a support group? Feel free to contact our office to speak to one of our team members or to bring this up to your provider in your next appointment. We can connect you with different specialists, offer a schedule of different support groups within the area and answer any of your questions.

Our team provides a number of health screenings to check for diseases and health conditions, prior to signs and symptoms appearing. These screenings help identify problems early on, meaning they may be easier to treat. Screenings can be performed in a number of ways such as through a physical exam, review of your medical history, lab test and imaging procedures. Frequency of screenings also vary.

Some types of screening we provide at the Community Health Center include:

  • Biometric (wellness) screening
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Cancer screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Complete health screening
  • Diabetes screening
  • HPV and STD screening
  • Help to quit smoking

We offer comprehensive, supportive outpatient Nutrition Services to help patients lay the foundation for a lifetime of healthy food choices. From weight-loss management to food allergies and sensitivities, our team of registered dietitians is available to work with you, one on one, to ensure your success.

All of our registered dietitians are certified by New York State with a number of them achieving master’s degrees or advanced credentials in nutrition specialties.

Personalized Nutrition Plans

We will work with you to develop a personalized nutrition plan that is best for you. Based on science, research and proven strategies, these plans are designed to be safe and successful.

For more information on our Outpatient Nutrition Services, call 518-886-5121.

Behavioral health is focused on how actions can be tied to and can have an impact on our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. If you’re experiencing stress, depression, anxiety or nervousness, relationship struggles, grief, and mood disorders or have other concerns that are interfering with your daily responsibilities, we're here to help.

Our services include:

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Medication recommendations
  • Short-term counseling
  • Case managements, connecting you with community resources

Our social works are available to assist you and your family.

  • Counseling and support
  • Help in understanding your medical condition
  • Guidance on resources
  • Support in planning ongoing care
  • Crisis intervention

We offer a number of education programs, screenings, and seminars to our community. Our goal is to help you stay well, keep you informed, and guide you through the various health stages of your life. From childbirth education to running screenings, we’ve got you covered.

Contact us to find out more.

Hours & Location

The Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Extended hours are available by appointment, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Lab hours are available during normal and extended business hours.

The Saratoga Community Health Center is located at 24 Hamilton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call the Center at 518-866-5600. Our fax number is 518-886-5880.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we are currently accepting new patients. Please call our office directly to make an appointment.

Yes, all providers have a number of same day appointments. Please contact our office to set up an appointment.

We ask that you bring the following: Photo ID Insurance Card and Prescription Medication cards Medication List Credit card, checkbook, or cash for payments due at the time of service

You may submit refill requests using our refill line through the patient portal or by contacting your pharmacy who will notify us electronically. We handle these requests Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please allow up to 48 hours for us to process your request.

Accepted Insurances

Saratoga Hospital can bill most insurance companies. Participation information is not a guarantee of payment. Patients are responsible for any non-covered charges/services excluded under their insurance contract. Questions regarding insurance participation and billing inquiries should be addressed to the Saratoga Hospital Patient Financial Services office at 518-583-8343.

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