• OIC Students talk with SunRock about future careers


    Ronnie Goswick, Director of Business & Economic Development for SunRock speaks to OIC’s Highway Construction and Carpentry trades class about future careers with the company. 

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  • For Immediate Release - 5/18/2016

    Rocky Mount, NC - Opportunities Industrialization Center’s Family Medical Centers (OIC) have received a national grant from the Office of Minority Health Resource Center, said OIC’s President and CEO Reuben Blackwell, “This one-year, ,000 grant is one of only 12 awarded nationally and focuses on conducting a social marketing campaign in Nash and Edgecombe Counties dealing with the importance of getting screened for HIV and Hepatitis B and C.”  Blackwell added that “there is additional funding from this grant to increase the number of screening tests available for those in the Twin Counties.”

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  • Pastor Brings New Life After Death With Fresh Food

    Many believe that after death, a new life begins. That is particularly true about a pastor who after burying many of his church members, decided to bring a fresh idea to light to help them and the community he serves.

    Just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, there’s a little town of Conetoe — population 300 and predominately African American. The town is surrounded by farmland, but the nearest grocery store is 10 miles away, making it one of the country’s many “food deserts,” where fresh, nutritious food is not readily available.

    That’s where Rev. Richard Joyner, a local pastor, stepped in and stepped up.

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  • For Immediate Release - 8/30/2016

    Saturday August 27th, 2016, Rocky Mount, NC - Opportunities Industrialization Center’s Family Medical Centers (OIC) hosted their second annual Back to School Kickoff Sponsored by PharmBlue. With more than 300 families in attendance, 600 back packs and plenty of school supplies being given away, this event was validation of OIC’s slogan, Helping People Help Themselves. “With the new school year approaching, remember to study hard. But with studying, also remember that you have to be healthy,” said Bridgett Luckey, OIC Family Medical Center Deputy Director.

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  • Nash Community College and its Mobile Clinic

    Dear Edgecombe and Nash Counties,

    I can hardly believe summer is over and school has started—I hope everyone soaks in those last few sun rays and enjoys the outdoors before we head into fall. I’m excited to share some great work happening around your community. 

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North Carolina Community Health Center Association Supports Covering the Uninsured Working Poor via HB 662, Carolina Cares.


Weather Update - 1/9/17

Due to inclement weather conditions, OIC will operating on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Weather Update - 1/9/17

 Due to inclement weather conditions, OIC will be closed Monday, January 9, 2017.


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