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Good Samaritan Health Centers of Gwinnett (GSHCG or Good Sam Gwinnett) is a debt-free nonprofit organization operating two full-service clinics that provide low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy services across the life span of poor and uninsured individuals of the north metropolitan Atlanta area. We also operate a mini clinic within a homeless shelter in Norcross.

Good Samaritan Health Centers of Gwinnett Timeline

2005

June 2005

June 2005

Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett opens as a part-time medical clinic.

2006

January 2006

January 2006

Full-time medical operations begin.

2009

August 2009

August 2009

The center opens a part-time dental clinic with two chairs.

2010

June 2010

June 2010

The nonprofit documents nearly 4,000 visits for the year.

July 2010

July 2010

Operations are temporarily suspended due to financial challenges.

November 2010

November 2010

GSHCG reorganizes and reopens with a new business model as a part-time medical clinic.

2011

December 2012

December 2012

The center documents nearly 3,200 visits for the year.

2012

December 2011

December 2011

The center documents nearly 5,900 visits for the year.

2013

May 2013

May 2013

The clinic begins offering evening hours.

December 2013

December 2013

The center documents more than 10,000 visits for the year.

August 2013

August 2013

Full-time operations resume since the relaunch.

October 2013

October 2013

The clinic begins biweekly Saturday hours.

2014

January 2014

January 2014

GSHCG announces plans to relocate to a larger facility to meet the demand for services.

December 2014

December 2014

The organization receives the Scott Hudgens Humanitarian of the Year Award and the Gwinnett Chamber’s Healthcare Excellence Executive Administrator of the Year Award.

November 2014

November 2014

The organization earns national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medial Home, becoming the only privately funded charitable health clinic in Georgia’s safety net to have this recognition.

2015

October 2015

October 2015

The organization acquires its future home and triples its facility capacity.

December 2015

December 2015

The clinic documents more than 17,000 visits for the year.

2016

July 2016

July 2016

With the new, larger facility, GSHCG begins medical, dental (with six chairs), and pharmacy operations, including evening and weekend hours.

December 2016

December 2016

The organization documents more than 17,500 visits for the year.

2017

September 2017

September 2017

The nonprofit enters a management agreement with Bridge Atlanta Medical Center.

December 2017

December 2017

The clinic documents nearly 26,000 visits for the year.

2018

January 2018

January 2018

GSHCG completes a merger with Bridge Atlanta Medical Center.

December 2018

December 2018

The clinic documents nearly 33,000 visits for the year.

April 2018

April 2018

The clinic opens dispensary and a four-chair dental clinic in former Bridge Atlanta Medical Center location.

2019

October 2019

October 2019

GSHCG acquires the future home for its second clinic (formerly Bridge Atlanta Medical Center).

December 2019

December 2019

The nonprofit receives Gwinnett Chamber’s Healthcare Agency of the Year award and documents nearly 35,000 visits for the year.

2020

July 2020

July 2020

The nonprofit opens mini clinic within HomeFirst, Gwinnett County’s first homeless shelter.

December 2020

December 2020

Impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization documents 29,500 visits for the year.

October 2020

October 2020

The organization begins medical and dental (with six chairs) operations at the new second location, including evening and weekend hours. The nonprofit is begins identifying as Good Samaritan Health Centers of Gwinnett.

2021

September 2021

September 2021

GSHCG opens the Screening and Prevention Annex (SPA) for the care of COVID-19 patients and others with highly communicable infectious diseases.

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