National Health Center Week
August 13-19, 2017

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Join the National Health Center Week Thunderclap Campaign!

Join our second annual #NHCW17 Thunderclap campaign to share a single support message for NHCW that will go out on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. By joining a Thunderclap, you and others will share the same message at the same time, spreading a call to action through Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr that cannot be ignored. We encourage everyone to support National Health Center Week by joining the Thunderclap and sharing this message on Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr:

“America’s #FQHCs are the key to healthier communities. Let’s celebrate their success & #valueCHCs during #NHCW17

The deadline to join the Thunderclap is August 9, 2017 at 9:00 am – please sign up today or make a note in your calendar to join the fun ahead of the August 9th deadline to help amplify NHCW 2017.

Spread the Word!

Community Health Centers provide innovate health service delivery to more than 25 million patients!  Join us in celebrating National Health Center Week 2017 on social media. This year’s theme is Celebrating America’s Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities. We encourage health centers to share their health center week events and happenings on social media leading up to, during and after the big week.  Please use the official National Health Center Week hashtag — #NHCW17 and the health center value hashtag —#valueCHCs— in your posts!


  • Join me in celebrating Community Health Centers during National Health Center Week 2017, August 13-19 #NHCW17
  • We value our nation’s health centers for providing access to primary, behavioral, and dental health care. #NHCW17 #valueCHCs
  • Join me in celebrating our nation’s Community Health Centers, serving more than 24 million patients, during #NHCW17.
  • Do you #valueCHCs? [@elected official] If so, visit our health center during #NHCW17
  • Celebrate National Health Center Week 2017, find an event near you #NHCW17
  • I appreciate the work of [your local health center’s name], their staff and volunteer board members. Thank you for serving our community! #NHCW17 #valueCHCs
  • Today we are celebrating [X] [Insert event photo]. #valueCHCs #NHCW17
  • Celebrating America’s Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities. National Health Center Week 2017, August 13-19 #NHCW17
  • Excited to see our [op-ed/LTE] in the [@localnewssource], shout out to [@MOC]. Thanks for the support! [insert link] #NHCW17 #valueCHCs



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