The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg City Geoffrey Makhubo on Thursday officially opened the Ebony Park Kaalfontein clinic in Ward 111 Region A.
Cllr Makhubo said the Kaalfontein clinic is a 24 hours state-of-the-art clinic that offers primary health care, casualty, mid-wife obstetrics and emergency care services for 7 days a week.
“Today we opening Ebony Park, Kaalfontein Clinic, a 24 hours state-of-the-art clinic which offers primary health, casualty, mid-wife obstetrics and emergency care services for 7 days a week in line with its status as an ideal clinic,” said Mayor Makhubo.
The opening of the clinic will improve waiting times and relieve pressure from Thembisa Hospital. Previously, residents in and around the area were forced to travel great distances to access mid-wife obstetrics and casualty services at Tembisa and Esangweni Community Health Centre.
Kaalfontein Clinic is a 1500sqm centre with 18 consulting rooms and features a running X-ray facilities and laboratories. The clinic will also consists of TB and ARV departments, a waiting area and ante-natal care unit.
Prostate cancer testing, blood sugar and blood pressure testing are among some of the service offerings at Ebony Park Clinic.