Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Partnership Weighed for Health Center.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

Edgewood To Query Providers on Venture

Edgewood's mayor has asked three health-care providers if they want to enter a partnership with the town to bring a health center to the area.

East Mountain Residents for Healthcare, a group of physicians, parents and others from the East Mountains and Estancia Valley, has been working to bring a health-care center to the area since October 1999. The group is working with Edgewood on the initiative.

In early February, Edgewood Mayor Howard Calkins sent letters to La Familia Medical Center, Presbyterian Medical Services and First Choice Community Healthcare, asking the community health-care providers if they would be interested in working with the town. …

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