University of Kentucky College of Nursing and City of Wilmore officials will commemorate the opening of the new Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 11.
The Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center is the first fee-for-service health clinic operated by nurse practitioners from the UK College of Nursing. The clinic upholds the legacy of family physician Phyllis D. Corbitt, who spent 40 years practicing in the downtown Wilmore space.
Janie Heath, the Dean of the UK College of Nursing and Warwick Professor of Nursing; City of Wilmore Mayor Harold Rainwater; Dr. Phyllis D. Corbitt, former family practice physician in the community of WIlmore; Sharon Lock, UK College of nursing professor and coordinator of the primary care doctor of nursing (DNP) program at the UK College of Nursing.
Members of the community will also be available to the media for interviews.
9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.
The Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center, 317 E. Main St., Wilmore, Ky.
The new Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Clinic provides basic health care services through UK College of Nursing faculty members and students. Services available include treatment for respiratory infections, allergies, sore throats, common colds and skin infections. In addition to fulfilling a need for accessible basic health services in Jessamine County, the clinic provides a space where students from the UK College of Nursing can train under faculty in a clinical setting.