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Sierra Family Health Center Expands Staff

Staffing additions have been announced for Sierra Family Health Center. Debra Plass, who was named as the new CEO, in August of last year, says Jenelle Okkerse has joined their Behavioral Health team…

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Okkerse specializes in individual therapy, women’s issues, couple’s therapy, and addiction, among other needs. Plass says the pandemic has meant a surge in people dealing with the emotional impacts in the last year. Meanwhile, Plass says Christie Jacque is now Sierra Health’s third dental care provider. She says there’s also been a spike in preventative care, especially oral health, because of the pandemic…

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Sierra Health Family Health Center serves around three-thousand patients, mainly from Nevada and Yuba Counties, also with some in Placer and Sierra Counties. It’s main focus is on the indigent and medically underserved population.

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