Castle Family Health Center is one of the 3 FQHC providers in Merced County. CFHC continues to grow to become an integral part of the safety net of FQHCs in Merced County, providing care for the low income, medically indigent and remaining uninsured populations.
The Castle Family Health Center at the Castle facility is the largest clinic providing primary care (53 exam rooms, including pediatrics), urgent care, specialty health care services, radiology, laboratory, pharmacy, and health education. The CFHC at the Bloss facility houses nine exam rooms, as well as Women's Health (7 dedicated exam rooms), Behavioral Health (3 dedicated rooms), and the Adult Day Break. The CFHC at the Winton Clinic currently operates with 7 exam rooms but is relocating to a brand new facility in January 2019 with 18 exam rooms.
Atwater has become a community influenced by the roots of local agriculture, Highway 99, and the former Castle Air Force Base. The City of Atwater is a progressive community when it comes to assisting and cultivating business. The City's growing residential development is spurring commercial investment, construction, and services. Additionally, the City has an established history of food processing, farming, and light manufacturing companies.
The City of Merced is the County seat and is the largest of six incorporated cities, which include Atwater, Livingston, Los Banos, Gustine, and Dos Palos. There are eleven urban communities including, Castle, Delhi, Franklin/Beachwood, Fox Hills, Hilmar, Le Grand, Planada, Santa Nella, University Community, Villages of Laguna San Luis and Winton. Merced County is county located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley(also known as the Central Valley) of California.