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Fourth Street Clinic announces RFP for a Strategic Plan Consultant

Wasatch Homeless Healthcare, dba Fourth Street Clinic is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to assist with the development of a comprehensive strategic plan that will guide its direction over the next 3 to 5 years. It is critical that consultation services begin prior to September 2021. Download complete Request for Proposal here Schedule of [...]


Fourth Street Clinic to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine

SALT LAKE CITY—Fourth Street Clinic began offering doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals experiencing homelessness. Salt Lake County Health Department allocated 80 doses of the vaccine to Fourth Street Clinic late January, increasing access to the vaccine for vulnerable populations in the county. The clinic serves vulnerable and low-income populations in Utah, the [...]


New winter hours for 2020 begin Monday

In March, Fourth Street Clinic moved the majority of its operations to tents pitched in the parking lot to keep staff and patients safe from COVID-19. As the pandemic continues into the cold weather and shorter days, Fourth Street Clinic is making some changes to its hours beginning Monday, November 2. Walk-in and scheduled appointments: [...]


Fourth Street Clinic Announces New Leadership

Fourth Street Clinic’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Janida Emerson has been appointed as the community health center’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Emerson has served in the role of Interim CEO since mid-January. “When Janida assumed the role of Interim CEO, no one imagined the tumultuous year ahead,” Kim Wirthlin, Fourth [...]


Fourth Street Clinic privileged to serve those from all backgrounds

A statement from our interim CEO For more than 30 years, Fourth Street Clinic has had the opportunity to serve Utah’s most vulnerable and disenfranchised. We see firsthand the impact of racial, ethnic, and income disparities every day with the individuals experiencing homelessness that visit our clinic. The death of George Floyd spurns on the [...]


Updates on COVID-19

At Fourth Street Clinic, your health and safety are important to us. We are aware of the concerns in our communities surrounding the coronavirus outbreak and are working with the Utah Department of Health to ensure the safety and security of our patients, staff, volunteers and other stakeholders. As a precaution, we have implemented clinic-wide [...]


Renovations: Invitation to Bid

Wasatch Homeless Health Care, Inc., dba Fourth Street Clinic, is renovating its patient lobby to streamline the check-in experience and create a safer, more enjoyable space for our clients. We are seeking qualified contractors for construction/renovation of the clinic’s main reception area and conference rooms. Fourth Street Clinic will receive sealed bids until until 3:00pm [...]


Fourth Street unveils mobile clinic serving homeless Utahns in Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY—Nonprofit community health center Fourth Street Clinic introduced Mobile Health Care Thursday, a new approach to reduce barriers to health care for homeless Utahns. A 45-foot mobile clinic staffed by providers and medical assistants will travel to the new homeless resource centers slated for operation later this year. It will also make its [...]


Partnership recognized as unique health care model tailored to homeless Utahns

SALT LAKE CITY — A new pilot program geared toward finding and treating homeless Utahns was recognized Thursday for its collaborative and innovative approach to health care at the 15th Annual Homelessness Summit. The Nurse Care Management program, launched by Fourth Street Clinic, Association for Utah Community Health, and the Community Foundation of Utah, places registered [...]


Fourth Street Clinic adopts new electronic health record system

New health IT software provides greater patient care continuity among homeless population University of Utah Health’s assistance has made Epic, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, available to Fourth Street Clinic, the leading provider of extensive health care and support services to homeless men, women and children in Utah. Epic is a leading health IT [...]

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