History of BJHCHS

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  • Beaufort Jasper Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. (BJCHS) was organized to deliver comprehensive health services to residents of the socially and economically deprived residents of Beaufort & Jasper Counties

  • BJCHS was incorporated in 1969

  • OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity later becoming the Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare – Public Health Services) awarded BJCHS $754,373
  •        •Implementation of the program

  • 1974 BJCHS under Federal mandate implemented a Financial Plan
  •        •Reduce reliance on Federal funds
           •Increase patient, local government, & other grant support

  • 1999 received Ryan White funding. Since 2004 BJHCHS has averaged 218 active HIV patients per year.

  • 1999 The Department of Health & Human Services approved expansion into Hampton County. Thus, BJCHS became BJHCHS (Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.)