National Health Center Week
August 13-19, 2017

2017 Media Coverage

August 2017

August 15, 2017

Health centers providing more care than ever before

County to offer free health screenings, clinic tours – Riverside University Health System (CA)

Mission City Community Network set to open second health clinic in Victorville – (CA)

Jessie Trice Community Health Center Launches 2nd Annual #iChooseHealth4 Campaign . . . – (FL)

PanCare to host open house Friday – (FL)

Health Center strikes gold – Knox County Community Health Center (IL)

SIHF sets special health screenings to celebrate National Health Center Week – SIFH Healthcare (IL)

Our View: Genesis key in access to health care – Genesis Family Health (KS)

Health center opens door to many – Lake Superior Community Health Center (MN)

HHS awards nearly $3.6 million to Ohio health centers – (OH)

August 14, 2017

National Association of Community Health Centers, American Cancer Society Join to Commemorate National Health Center Week

Blumenthal talks community-based efforts to combat opioid crisis – United Community & Family Services (CT)

Senator talks about opioid crisis during visit to Norwich clinic – United Community & Family Services (CT)

A health option to celebrate – Eastern Iowa Health Center (IA)

Run for the health of it, benefit CHCFD – Community Health Center of Fort Dodge (IA)

Community leaders celebrate National Health Center Week – Caring Health Center (MA)

Kid’s Health and Safety Day – Alcona Health Center (MI)

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Health System (MI)

Siskiyou Community Hosting Two National Health Center Week Events in GP and CJ – Siskiyou Community Health Center (OR)

Keystone collecting cards for Ronald McDonald House – Keystone Health (PA)

Family health center offers free dental screenings Monday – Family Health Center (TX)

Hope Clinic to celebrate National Health Center Week – Hope Clinic (TX)

Petersburg Health Care Alliance holding free health screenings – (VA)

W.Va. Providers Celebrate Health Center Week – (WV)

August 13, 2017

OLE Health to host ‘pop-up’ health centers next week – (CA)

Southwest to host health fair in Bridgeport – Southwest Community Health Center (CT)

Health center week – Peoples Community Health Clinic (IA)

Health Centers have a history of quiet success – GraceMed (KS)

Lia Spiliotes: Community health centers are health care success story – Community Health Programs (MA)

Another View — Gregory White: Bipartisanship for National Health Center Week- Gregory White –  Lamprey Health Care (NH)

Meeting community health care needs – Metropolitan Family Health Network (NJ)

FHC to mark National Health Centers Week – Family Health Centers (SC)

America’s community health centers key to healthier communities – Dennis Freeman, Cherokee Health Systems (TN)

August 12, 2017

Celebrating Multnomah County Health Centers during National Health Center Week – (OR)

McClellanville free community health event– St. James-Santee Family Health Center (SC)

August 11, 2017

Henry Schein Launches 2017 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities Program 

CommuniCare celebrates 45 years providing access to health care for all – Davis Community Clinic (CA)

Local health clinic offers free physicals – SIU Center for Family Medicine (IL)

Health First Celebrating National Health Center Week – Health First Community Health Center (KY)

Alcona Health center celebrates week with something to do every day – (MI)

Wilson Community Health Center plans open house – Carolina Family Health Centers (NC)

St. Luke’s Clinic to kick off renovation project – (NM)

Community Health Prepares Its Fourth Office – Community Health and Dental Care (PA)

August 10, 2017

National Health Center Week, Aug. 13-19 – Alliance Medical Center (CA)

SB County Public Health Celebrates National Health Center Week – (CA)

First Care Clinic marks 10-year anniversary during National Health Center Week – (KS)

Celebrating National Health Center Week – Chase Brexton Health Care (MD)

Clinics to celebrate National Health Center Week – Presbyterian Medical Services (NM)

Bandon celebrates National Health Center week – Coast Community Health Center (OR)

August 9, 2017

New option in store for health care – Chiricahua Community Health Center (AZ)

National Health Center Week 2017 – Santa Barbara County Health Care Centers (CA)

Flint Hills Community Health Center offering free services Thursday – (KS)

MEHOP gearing up for Prevent Tooth Decay Day – (TX)

CHANGE Inc.’s Family Medical Care hosting three health fairs – CHANGE, Inc. (WV)

August 8, 2017

Riverside County Announces Free Health Expo – Riverside University Health System (CA)

Russian River Health Center launching capital campaign – (CA)

Get & Stay Healthy with NCHC during National Health Center Week – Norwalk Community Health Center (CT)

NorthShore Health Centers’ “Patient Appreciation Health & Fun Fair” . . . – NorthShore Health Centers (IN)

Wabash Valley Health Center hosts events for kids, adults – (IN)

LGBTQ health initiative launches in Asheville to promote innovation – Western NC Community Health Services (NC)

La Clinica to host annual health fair – La Clinica de Familia (NM)

August 7, 2017

Greater Norwalk to mark National Health Center week with six days of events – Norwalk Community Health Center (CT)

Kevin’s Community Health Center Poised to Expand Services at New Location – Kevin’s Community Center (CT)

August 4, 2017

South Florida Physician Who Brought Health Care to the Poor ... – Broward Community & Family Health Center (FL)

Local Community Health Centers to Celebrate National Health Center Week – Cape and Vineyard Community Health network (MA)

National Health Center Week contest set for Richmond – Richmond Health Center (ME)

Western Maine Health Center to hold Health Snacks Week – Western Maine Family Health Center (ME)

Community health centers are key to nation’s well-being – Lamprey Health Care (NH)

Celebrate Children’s Health Day with a ‘Back to School Carnival’ in East New York – HealthCare Choices (NY)

August 3, 2017

Mtn. Laurel Medical to host Patient Appreciation Day – (MD)

Celebrate National Health Center Week in Plainfield and Elizabeth – Neighborhood Health Services Corporation (NJ)

Free Child Immunizations by Houston Health Center – (TX)

Health fair festivals planned for Aug. 16 & 17 – Yakima Neighborhood Health Services (WA)

August 2, 2017

National Health Center Awareness – Primary Care of Southwest Georgia (GA)

HealthCare Connections celebrates National Health Center Week – (OH)

August 1, 2017

Events to focus on health and wellness – Lifecare Family Health and Dental Center (OH)

Mayor Declares August 13-19, 2017 National Health Center Week in Conroe – Lone Star Family Health Center (TX)

July 2017

Mayor Proclaims National Health Center Week – (CO)

Complimentary health screenings and health insurance enrollment at the Family Centers Health Care’s Open House – Family Centers Health Care (CT)

CHI Sponsors Free Events For National Health Center Week Aug. 12-19 – Community Health of South Florida (FL)

Two Medical Entities Come Together to Serve Seniors in East Naples – Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (FL)

Charlie Welker – Wabash Valley Health Center  – (IN)

Western Maine Family Health Center to hold Healthy Snacks Week – Western Maine Family Health Center (ME)
Congressman Dan Kildee to Speak about Health Care Wednesday in Saginaw – Great Lakes Bay Health Center (MI)

Mississippi Primary Care Association Op-Ed – (MS)
The public is invited to CHEMED’s Nat’l. Health Center Week Health Fair and free health screening – CHEMED (NJ)
Mamaroneck Health Fair To Offer Free Screenings, Games, Exhibits – Open Door Family Medical Center (NY)

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