Affinity Health Center is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center and proud to be part of America's network of community health centers. We are a medical home providing quality comprehensive medical care and supportive services for our patients in and around York County, SC. Our team includes Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Dental Professionals, Mental Health Counselors, Nurses, Medical Office Assistants, Social Workers, Patient Access Specialists, Medical Billing Personnel, IT, Quality & Data Specialists, Educators, and Administrators,
Affinity Health Center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
In 2000, Catawba Care Coalition received status as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, expanded to include more case managers and an on-site medical clinic, and moved to its own facility in Rock Hill, continuing to expand and merge with other agencies to alleviate duplication of services and maximize limited resources.
In 2003, Catawba Care Coalition merged with the Catawba AIDS Prevention Network for consolidated prevention, outreach and education services, and also added HIV testing/prevention services.
In 2013, Catawba Care added on-site dental work, and the next year, we began expanding our healthcare services to a broader community.
In 2017, Affinity announced plans for a new 30,000 sq. ft. facility to expand healthcare access to the community.
Affinity Health Center celebrates it’s 20th birthday with a party attended by old and new board, staff, partners and patients.
The Catawba Care Coalition was formed in 1994 to serve people living with HIV in York, Chester, and Lancaster Counties. Originally, the agency was housed at the York County Health Department, and operated under the United Way.
In 2001, Catawba Care Coalition merged with the York County AIDS Task Force, and began medical care services, including primary care and HIV specialty care.
In 2010, Catawba Care Coalition moved to a new location under the simplified name Catawba Care.
In 2015, Catawba Care was rebranded as Affinity Health Center, and emerged as a full-service family practice, expanding to offer a wide range of affordable, high-quality healthcare services.
Affinity Health Center opens a new vision in community health with a new 30,000 sq. ft . building to better serve our community.
Our Mission & Vision
Affinity Health Center serves the healthcare needs of our community by providing access to high-quality, comprehensive care with compassion, dignity and respect.
Affinity Health Center’s vision is for a healthy and vibrant community where all people have access to exceptional and comprehensive healthcare.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Mission & Vision Statement
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Mission Statement: Affinity Health Center is dedicated to serve the healthcare needs of ALL people with empathy, inclusion, and fairness. We are committed to improving outcomes for patients, staff, and community to ensure accessibility of our care services, and better serve the needs of our diversified community. At Affinity Health Center, We’re Inclusive.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Vision Statement: Affinity Health Center envisions a community where all people are mentally and physically healthy, an individual’s diversity does not impede their access to high-quality comprehensive healthcare, and everyone has an equitable opportunity to succeed. Our organization also envisions that we live in a community where everyone feels included and is connected to a sense of belonging.
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Affinity Health Center's Notice of Privacy Practices explains how we use and protect your health information.