Mainline Health Systems, Inc. recently celebrated the grand opening if its sixth community-based health center in Southeast Arkansas, the Arkansas City Community Health Center.

The new facility, which is housed in the old Arkansas City school building with the Arkansas City Public Library and CB King, opened its doors on December 11 with special guests State Rep. and Arkansas Speaker of the House Robert Moore and Desha County Judge Mark McElroy attending the grand opening.

Moore is pictured third from the left in the top photo with (from left to right) Mainline executive director Allan Nichols, executive assistant Amanda Gilbert, Dr. Bryan Hoang, chief financial officer Tafta McCain, and Gene Gregory, CB King chief executive officer while McElroy is pictured second from the right in the bottom photo with (from left to right) receptionist Joanna Davidson, LPN Haley Hopper, Nichols, and Dr. Hoang.

The Arkansas City Community Health Center provides affordable, primary and preventive health care services to all people who need it, including those who are insured, uninsured and underinsured. Patients lacking insurance are seen on a sliding-fee scale based on income.

The clinic is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and is staffed by Dr. Bryan Hoang, M.D., a graduate of Monticello High School, the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call  870-877-2624.