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Five Horizons - Starkville: Message from the Executive Director

I want to welcome you to Five Horizons Health Services – Starkville, where our passion for providing exceptional healthcare and promoting prevention is guided by our patient-centered approach. We are extremely excited about joining the Starkville community and providing services to the people of Oktibbeha and surrounding counties.

Our core beliefs are simple. All people deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. All people are more than their medical diagnoses or socioeconomic status. All people have a right to accessible and high-quality healthcare. These fundamental principles serve as the foundation for who we are and what we do. We are unwavering in our dedication to provide a safe environment that recognizes each person’s individualism regardless of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or age.    

We are proud to be members of this community and look forward to helping improve the lives of those we serve for many years to come.

Jamil Dawson, MBA

Executive Director- Five Horizons-Starkville

About Five Horizons

Five Horizons Health Services (FHHS) is a nonprofit community-based organization that provides services to West Alabama and East Mississippi. Founded in 1988 as West Alabama AIDS Outreach (WAAO), the agency’s original mission was to provide HIV-related outreach and prevention services to West Alabama.  Since that time, the agency has expanded to include a variety of services for populations in need of specialized or general care. FHHS strives to provide high-quality, patient-centered medical, prevention, testing and case management services. With a team of highly-qualified staff, a diverse board of directors, and community partners, Five Horizons is positioned to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of citizens in West Alabama and East Mississippi.