To provide quality, compassionate and affordable primary health care to residents of Northeastern Oklahoma, in Wagoner and Muskogee Counties.
History of Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Centers
Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Centers, Inc. (AVV Health Centers) was established in 2005 as a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization. It operated with state funding until 2009 at which time it became a federally qualified health center (FQHC) through funding by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Due to the tremendous need in the service area, AVV Health Centers has grown from one to now four service delivery sites and a mobile unit. The primary facility does business as Porter Health Center and is located in downtown Porter, Wagoner County, Oklahoma. Porter has a population of 578 residents and Wagoner County has a population of 75,702. Population centers in the county are many and are spread throughout the county as small towns.
AVV Health Center’s second facility was officially opened on October 1, 2012, and does business as Muskogee Health Center – East on the Green Country Behavioral Health Services (GCHBS) Campus. It is located in the city of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma. The population of the city of Muskogee is 38,863 while the population of Muskogee County is 69,966. In conjunction with GCBHS, Muskogee Health Center – East opened in its new building in Fall 2023 expanding our capacity and services.
AVV Health Center’s third facility, the Muskogee Health Center – West was opened in March 2018. It is located on highway 69 in the western portion of Muskogee, Ok. This facility houses our patient call center and a large portion of our patient case management team.
AVV Health Center’s fourth facility, known as the Coweta Health Center, opened in March 2019. It is located in the city of Coweta in Northwestern region of Wagoner County. The Coweta facility will be undergoing renovations during 2023 to make room for more patient access and services. The mobile unit will be offering services to patients in Coweta during the building closure.