|Dr. Elise Riley (left) provides instructions to Health Center patient Akouele Amegavi (center). Martha Piedrasanta (right) of Holy Cross Health’s Transitional Care Program provides translation services in Amegavi's native French. Read Akouele's story.
Holy Cross Health Centers – with locations in Aspen Hill, Gaithersburg, Germantown and Silver Spring – are primary care medical centers providing affordably priced health care services to children and adults who face financial barriers to accessing care.
Our services include:
- physical exams
- lab work
- diabetes management
- cardiovascular management
- high blood pressure management
- high cholesterol management
- post-emergency room follow-up care
- social service referrals
- behavioral health services
- post-hospital discharge follow-up care
Health education topics include diabetes, nutrition, high blood pressure, cardiovascular wellness and weight control. The centers also host health fairs for our multicultural community.
Physical Exams and Lab Work
Our medical staff complete thorough assessments and will order lab work as needed through on-site blood work or through a specialized referral at Holy Cross Hospital.
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Management
We specialize in prevention and management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Our doctors and nurses provide assessment, education and a specialized care plan for our patients.
We have a small on-site pharmacy for Montgomery County residents. If we are unable to provide medications from our pharmacy, we can assist patients with obtaining no-cost and low-cost medications.
Assessments and Referrals
A trained licensed clinical social worker and patient navigator are part of our comprehensive staff available to assist patients with mental health assessment and social service referrals.
Your clinic social worker will achieve your trust by making a confidential referral. We offer the following types of service referrals:
- Eligibility services
- Mental health
- Substance abuse
- Medication assistance
- Rental assistance
- Crisis assistance
- Emergency clothing and food
To speak with a social worker, call 301-557-1940.