Awards, Recognition and Credentials


Approved as a National Health Service Corps Site

All Bay Clinic health centers are approved National Health Service Corps sites.

Approved as a Nurse Corps Facility

Bay Clinic's Hilo Family Health Center, Hilo Women's Health Center, Kea'au Family Health & Dental Center, Pāhoa Family Health Center, Pāhoa Women & Children's Health Center, and Ka'ū Family Health & Dental Center are approved Nurse Corps Facilities.

We are deemed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as federal employees for purposes of the FTCA medical malpractice coverage under the Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Acts of 1992 (Pub. L. 102-502) and 1995 (Pub. L. 104-73). Under the Acts, health centers are considered Federal employees and are immune from lawsuits, with the Federal government acting as their primary insurer.


2015 Community Excellence Award

Providing affordable, high-quality, and comprehensive health care services to East Hawai'i residents for over 35 years.

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