Konza Prairie Community Health Center is a community-based medical, dental, and behavioral health provider dedicated to patient-centered, integrated care for all people, regardless of income or insurance status.
Konza welcomes a diverse population with compassion and extra care that reaches beyond traditional clinic services. Konza provides an on-site patient resource coordinator and in-person Spanish, Dari, and Pashto language interpreters at our clinics. We also have community-based healthcare workers in Geary and Riley county who connect community members with services for housing, transportation, employment, and much more.
Konza clinics provide a safe location for undocumented farmworkers, persons who are homeless, and refugees to access healthcare.
1994 – Konza Prairie Community Health Center opened in Junction City with 2 employees
2000 – Moved to larger (current) Junction City location
2009 – Opened Konza Dental clinic in Manhattan at Riley County Health Department
2014 – Added Medical services in Manhattan clinic
2015 – Full renovation and addition of pharmacy in Junction City clinic
2019 – Added Behavioral Health services in Manhattan clinic
2022 – Added four full time Community Health Workers to extend resources in Geary and Riley Counties
2023 – Added medical clinic in Chapman, now more than 125 staff in 3 locations
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER?
Konza Prairie Community Health Center is a not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) – one of nearly 1,400 health centers nationwide which are partially funded by the United States Health Resource Service Administration (HRSA).
HEALTHY PEOPLE MAKE HEALTHY COMMUNITIES, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES THRIVE.
Konza consistently achieves exceptional health outcomes in our patients – particularly those with chronic conditions. These excellent health outcomes repeatedly earn Konza recognition from the US Health Resource Service Administration (HRSA) as a Health Center Quality Leader.
In 2021 and 2022, Konza received the HRSA Gold Award, ranking us among the top 10% of community health centers in the nation for best overall clinic performance.
Konza also received the 2021 and 2022 HRSA quality badge for Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT), awarded to community clinics who optimize and advance telehealth to increase patient engagement, access to care, and advance quality of care.