Family Health Care

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family.

Family medicine, formerly family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician or family doctor. Family practice is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body; family physicians are often primary care physicians. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion. The aim of family medicine is to provide personal, comprehensive, and continuing care for the individual and the family.

Services Available at McCrary-Rost Clinics:

Medical Home provides a range of pediatric public health services to residents of Calhoun County including VFC vaccinations, dental sealants and various screenings.

WIC provides nutrition, breastfeeding support, health education and other services, free of charge, to pregnant women, mothers, infants and children up to the age of five. WIC teaches moms what to eat while pregnant or breastfeeding and what to feed their growing children.