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Dec
23

2013 Annual Report

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Apr
03

Tips for Parents as Summer Break Approaches

By: April Phillips, LCSW As summer approaches, senior students are anxiously anticipating prom, graduation, college acceptance letters, and interviews for summer jobs.  Many parents are looking forward to waking up later and having a temporary break in their daily commute to school. Summer brings fun, vacations and rest for many; however, it i[...]
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Apr
03

Williamson is again one of the top healthiest counties in Texas!

According to the 2014 County Health Rankings, Williamson County is the 2nd healthiest county in Texas - among the top five for the fifth straight year. See more about the County Health Rankings here. Read more about Williamson County's rank in this Community Impact article.[...]
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Feb
26

LSCC Renews Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

Lone Star Circle of Care Receives Renewal of Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Under Newest Standards  (February 26, 2014) CENTRAL TEXAS – Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center in Central Texas, has been recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Q[...]
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Jan
30

LSCC Wins Prestigious ‘Inspiring Hope’ Award from National Council for Behavioral Health

Lone Star Circle of Care Receives Prestigious Inspiring Hope Award from the National Council for Behavioral Health   (January 30, 2014) CENTRAL TEXAS – Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center in Central Texas with Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, [...]
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Aug
20

Lone Star Circle of Care Navigation Center Moves to North Austin

Click here to read the article on Community Impact's website. Lone Star Circle of Care celebrated the expansion and relocation of its Member Navigation Center during National Health Care Center Week at its ribbon cutting Aug. 16. Lyndsey Taylor Lone Star Circle of Care celebrated the expansion and relocation of its Member Navigation Cent[...]
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Aug
05

Community Health & Wellness Fair August 13, 2013!

Lone Star Circle of Care is hosting a FREE Community Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm. Join us for Zumba classes, healthy recipe demonstrations and samples, and games and activities for the whole family! Click here for more information![...]
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Jul
26

LSCC Partners with Hutto ISD to Open School-Located Clinic

Lone Star Circle of Care Partners with Hutto ISD to Open School-Located Clinic Full Service Clinic to Open in Hutto High School Next Month (July 25, 2013) HUTTO, TEXAS Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center with clinics throughout Central Texas, has partnered with Hutto Independent School District (ISD) to open a [...]
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Jun
25

LSCC Breaks Ground on New Health Center for Bastrop County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lone Star Circle of Care Breaks Ground on Community Health Center in Bastrop New Facility Will Offer Variety of Services for Uninsured, Underinsured (June 25, 2013) BASTROP, TEXAS - Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center, today broke ground on a 25,000-square-foot, multi-service community heal[...]
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Jun
25

Groundbreaking for New LSCC Community Health Center in Bastrop County

Check out this invitation and details about our groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, for our new community health center in Bastrop County: lscctx.org-bastrop-county-groundbreaking4[...]
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May
10

Lone Star Circle of Care Opens New Location in Northwest Austin

(May 10, 2013) AUSTIN, TEXAS - Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center, today announced the opening of a multi-service clinic location in Austin at Seton Northwest Hospital. The new clinic offers comprehensive OB/GYN, pediatric and adult primary care, and psychiatry and behavioral health, and is LSCC's second location [...]
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Apr
20

2012 Annual Report

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Feb
28

Lone Star Circle of Care featured in Texas Medicine Magazine

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Jan
24

Dr. Crystal Kelly on cervical cancer prevention

January is cervical cancer awareness month and Dr. Crystal Kelly, OB/GYN for LSCC was interviewed on various Austin media outlets to provide the public with some very important information.  To hear Dr. Kelly's recommendations, click on the news links below. Preventing cervical cancer: The most important thing you can do to prevent cervical[...]
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Jan
11

Using Superheroes to Help Children

You might not connect Batman, Superman or Wonder Woman with behavioral health and counseling, but Harry Livesay, LCSW and director of psychotherapy services for LSCC, regularly uses these superheroes and others as a part of his therapy sessions. Harry began using superheroes in therapeutic play about 10 years ago when he realized that talking a[...]
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Dec
19

St. David’s Foundation Awards LSCC More Than $4.3 Million in Grants

Lone Star Circle of Care is proud to announce that we have been awarded more than $4.3 million in grants from St. David's Foundation. The majority of the funds ($4.29 million) will be used to support uncompensated care provided to uninsured Williamson County residents in 2013. LSCC also received over $137,000 to expand the MATCH program, which h[...]
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Oct
18

LSCC Received Grant to Reduce Incidence of Cervical Cancer

Lone Star Circle of Care is the recipient of $55,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aimed at preventing the incidence of cervical cancer in Central Texas women. This year in Texas, more than 1,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer.  While cervical cancer is now one of the most successfully contro[...]
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Aug
23

LSCC Appointments Available on Labor Day!

In keeping with our patient-centered health care home model, Lone Star Circle of Care will have several clinics open this Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd). Appointments will be available for established patients with an acute care need from 9am - 1pm on September 3rd. If you schedule an appointment for September 3rd, please be sure to confirm t[...]
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Aug
09

Congressman Carter Reads to Children at LSCC to Support Reach Out and Read

Congressman John Carter Reads to Children at Lone Star Circle of Care to Support Reach Out and Read (August 9, 2012) HUTTO, TEXAS - Today, Congressman John Carter (R-Texas, 31st District) read to children Lone Star Circle of Care's pediatric clinic in Hutto, Texas to support Reach Out and Read, a program that trains medical providers to advise par[...]
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Jul
13

LSCC Adds OB/GYN Services at Taylor clinic

Lone Star Circle of Care adds OB/GYN services at Taylor clinic (July 13, 2012) TAYLOR, TEXAS - Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified health center, has added obstetrics to the services offered at its clinic in Taylor, Texas. Lone Star Circle of Care Health Center at Taylor, which has been providing primary care to patients of all[...]
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Jul
05

Saturday Sports Physicals for LSCC Patients July 14th

Attention Lone Star Circle of Care patients! This summer, we are hosting two special Sports Physical events on Saturdays to increase convenience for your family. Starting now, you can schedule an appointment for your child to receive a Sports Physical for the first event, July 14, 2012. Stay tuned for more information about a second event coming i[...]
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Jun
14

2011 Annual Report

Check out Lone Star Circle of Care's 2011 Annual Report! Click here or see below. Open publication - Free publishing - More annual report [...]
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May
15

LSCC Awarded $5 Million Federal Grant to Build Clinic in Bastrop

Lone Star Circle of Care Receives $5 Million Capital Development Grant for Creation of Multi-service Clinic in Bastrop (May 15, 2012) CENTRAL TEXAS - The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - has awarded Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) a one-time grant award of $5 mi[...]
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May
04

VIDEO: Lone Star Circle of Care After 10 Years

Check out this video about LSCC's first ten years! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyWtFIh4QcQ&feature=youtu.be  [...]
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Apr
05

Preschoolers Donate More Than 700 Books to LSCC

March 29, 2012 - Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified community health center in Central Texas, received a generous book donation from preschoolers at the Primrose Schools in Round Rock and Cedar Park.  LSCC received more than 700 books for its pediatric patients to enjoy while waiting for their appointment. The donated books [...]
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Mar
15

How Will Cuts to Women’s Health Program Impact LSCC?

Lone Star Circle of Care has been featured in recent news coverage about the uncertain future of the Women's Health Program in Texas. Check out the stories at the links below. Texas Tribune: What's Next for Texas' Women's Health Program KXAN News Austin: Women's Health Clinics Brace for Change [...]
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Mar
02

LSCC to Provide Clinical Services for Grant

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has awarded $6.1 million dollars to eighteen communities across Texas to improve the health and quality of life for individuals, families and organizations. Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD), on behalf of the Wilco Wellness Alliance, was awarded $500,000. The Transforming T[...]
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Feb
17

LSCC Behavioral Health Experts Launch New Blog

The department of psychiatry and behavioral health at Lone Star Circle of Care helps change the lives of thousands of patients every year through counseling and treatment. But in addition to the important work of helping patients, LSCC's behavioral health team is reaching out to educate the public by launching a blog dedicated to timely and informa[...]
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Jan
27

LSCC Expands Dental Center, Increases Capacity

Lone Star Circle of Care Expands its Georgetown Dental Center Dental Capacity to Increase by 70 Percent GEORGETOWN, TEXAS - Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified community health center in Central Texas, has expanded its dental center in Georgetown. The added capacity will allow LSCC to increase the amount of general dentistry se[...]
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Jan
17

Lone Star Circle of Care is 10 Years Old!

Lone Star Circle of Care Marks 10-year Anniversary Over 900,000 visits provided to medically underserved Central Texans   CENTRAL TEXAS - On January 14, 2012, Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) celebrated its tenth anniversary of providing quality health care services to uninsured and underserved families. In its 10-year history, the organi[...]
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Jan
06

LSCC Insider – Season’s Greetings Edition

Click here to see the December 2011 LSCC Insider, a newsletter for those "in the circle." In this edition: A holiday greeting message from LSCC 2011 Recap Download the new LSCC Android/iPhone App[...]
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Nov
22

Lone Star Circle of Care Welcomes New Medical Leaders

Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) has added two medical professionals to its leadership team, further positioning the organization as a leader in both patient-centered care delivery and the field of health information technology. Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, LSCC's new chief medical officer, and Tracy Angelocci, M.D., recently name[...]
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Nov
22

The LSCC Insider – A Newsletter for those “In the Circle”

Click here to read the latest edition of Lone Star Circle of Care's newsletter, The LSCC Insider. In this issue: Two Years of Operations for LSCC's Clinical Hub at the Texas A&M Health Science Center International Refugees in Austin Offered a Health Care Home at LSCC LSCC is Sharing Our Model Nationwide Unique Partnership Provide[...]
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Oct
12

Lone Star Circle of Care iPhone & Android app now available!

Lone Star Circle of Care now has a custom app available for free to iPhone and Android users. The app is available for download in the app store on iPhone and Android devices, and allows users to search for LSCC clinic locations, get directions, search for a clinician by name, practice area or location, and request an appointment. In keeping with L[...]
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Sep
30

Living Without Health Insurance in Texas

CLICK HERE to view the video. CLICK HERE see the companion piece in the New York Times. Link: Living Without Health Insurance in Texas Source: Texas Tribune / New York Times CLICK HERE to view the video. CLICK HERE see the companion piece in the New York Times. Link: Living Without Health Insurance in Texas Source:[...]
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Mar
30

Williamson County is Healthiest in Texas for Second Consecutive Year

According to a press release from the Williamson County & Cities Health District: Williamson County Ranks as Texas' Healthiest County Where we live, work and play matters to our health. In good news for Williamson County residents, the 2011 County Health Rankings, released today, rank Williamson first among Texas counties as a healthy pla[...]
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May
27

LSCC Partners with the Seton Family of Hospitals to Launch Regional Pediatric Network

Dell Children's Medical Center and Lone Star Circle of Care Launch Regional Pediatric Network for Underserved Two new pediatric clinics to open, name changes for existing clinics AUSTIN, TX - (May 27, 2010) - The Seton Family of Hospitals has awarded Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), a federally qualified community health center, more than $3 mi[...]
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