Johnson Health Center firmly stands against any racial and social injustices that so many people of color face in America today.
Johnson Health Center was named after Dr. Robert Walter Johnson, who was the first African-American physician to receive medical privileges at Lynchburg General Hospital. We currently serve over 25,000 patients in Lynchburg and surrounding counties with a team of healthcare employees who come from all over the world.
Community Health Centers were born out of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s and were centered on providing quality care and health equity for the oppressed communities.
As with the Civil Rights Movement, Johnson Health Center is committed to standing in solidarity with our brothers and sisters as we continue to navigate these difficult times and invoke change. We will call out racial discrimination and injustice when we encounter it, whether personally or professionally, and extend our efforts in the healing process for the communities we serve.
We are committed to creating the safe, inclusive and healthy community we all deserve and will work to advance the conversations both locally, regionally and on the national level to assure sustainable progress.
Quality, comprehensive health care for adult and pediatric patients.View Service
Behavioral health services are offered at multiple sites.View Service
We strive to meet all of your wellness needs, including dental care.View Service
We have our own pharmacy and have a discounted medication program available.View Service
Offering a full range of Obstetric and Gynecological services, including delivery.View Service
Free transportation to and from medical appointments for patients living in Amherst and Lynchburg.View Service
Johnson Health Center is a non-profit, independent, Federally Qualified Health Center serving Lynchburg and the counties of Amherst, Bedford and Campbell. The health center is governed by a board of directors composed of at least 51% of our patient population.
Our mission is to provide affordable and comprehensive healthcare with quality services and strong community partnerships.
Community Health Centers were created 50 years ago in order to increase access to healthcare in medically underserved areas. Johnson Health Center is proud to offer comprehensive primary health care services to anyone seeking care in the community. All insurances are accepted and reduced fees are offered to uninsured and underinsured patients.
“The staff is very friendly. They know my name, took an interest in my children and myself and made me feel comfortable.”
“I’ve been taking my daughter here since she was born. They have several locations and if unable to get in one, I can be seen at there other location. They even take late appointments after 5:30. I love them- they are great with my child and everyone is always nice!”