Winter Weather Delayed Opening

Charlotte Community Health Clinic will open at 10am on Friday, February 21, 2020, due to the inclement weather. If you need assistance, please call the clinic at (704) 316-6561 to speak to a nurse through our after-hours line.

Join the conversation!

Become a member of the CCHC Board of Directors! Board members provide valuable insight and shape the future of the clinic.

The ideal board member would be:

  • A patient at CCHC or the parent of a patient at CCHC
  • Available 8 am – 9:30 am on the first Wednesday of each month
  • Able to travel to the Goodwill Opportunity Campus for board meetings (can call in to meetings if necessary)
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Passionate about improving CCHC and expanding access to health care for all people

Ask for an application at the front desk or contact Toni Maddox at (704) 384-1980 or if you’re interested!

Medicaid Transformation Postponed

North Carolina Medicaid was scheduled to change in February 2020. Right now, the State manages Medicaid. Soon, private insurance companies will manage Medicaid for most people through health plans. Most people with Medicaid will need to pick a health plan and a primary care provider. 

However, the start of Medicaid Managed Care has been postponed. DHHS will not give a new scheduled start date until a budget for the transformation has been approved. You can learn more about the delay here.

For now, you will continue to receive health care and Medicaid benefits just as you do right now. Keep checking our website, Facebook page, or Twitter account for updates on Medicaid Managed Care in the future!

Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is here!

Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace is open now through Sunday, December 15, 2019. To enroll directly, please go to or call 1-800-318-2596.

To schedule an appointment for help with enrollment, call 1-855-733-3711 or visit

Enrollment assistance appointments are available Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at sites across North Carolina. Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, located at 1524 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204, also has walk-in enrollment events on Wednesday evenings from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Space is limited, so schedule your appointment today!

Meet Our New Chief Medical Officer


Meredith Niess, MD, MPH

Undergraduate degree: Dartmouth College
Medical degree: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Graduate degree: University of North Carolina School of Public Health
Residency: Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado
Associations: American College of Physicians & Society of General Internal Medicine

The providers and staff of Charlotte Community Health Clinic are excited to welcome Dr. Niess to our practice as our Chief Medical Officer. To learn more about Dr. Niess and our other providers, click here.


Now Offering MAT!

Are you or a loved one dependent on opioid pain medication or heroin and struggling to stop?

Now offering Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT, also known as buprenorphine or Suboxone® treatment) in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies. Learn more here.
Call us at 704-316-5126 to schedule an appointment and begin your road to recovery today!

Now Offering PrEP!

Through a collaborative effort with the Mecklenburg County Public Health Department, Charlotte Community Health Clinic is now offering PrEP for free to high-risk uninsured individuals. If you’re interested in starting PrEP, please call Hartlee at (704) 316-5126. You can learn more about PrEP here.

Statement of Non-Partisanship:

Charlotte Community Health Clinic (CCHC) is a private, nonprofit organization recognized as exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Charlotte Community Health Clinic’s mission is to provide high-quality, patient-centered, healthcare services for low-income and other underserved individuals.  Charlotte Community Health Clinic may take positions on or advocate with regard to public policy issues pertinent to its mission consistent with the requirements of applicable Federal and state law. However, Charlotte Community Health Clinic conducts all of its activities in an entirely nonpartisan manner. Charlotte Community Health Clinic may acknowledge the elected officials who support us, but we do not endorse, support, or oppose candidates for public office, nor do we intervene in any election on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate or political party.