National Health Center Week (NHCW) will take place August 8-14 this year!
NHCW is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades.
CHCW Bike Giveaway
We’re celebrating National Health Center Week with a bike raffle for eligible patients at our clinics!
To be entered, our patients ages 3 to 18 years must schedule and receive a well-child check/annual exam/sports physical between January 1, 2021 and October 31, 2021! (Qualifying exams prior to July 31, 2021 are automatically entered).
Grab another chance if you are age-eligible and receive the COVID vaccine!
Why National Health Center Week
Community Health Centers serve as the beacon of strength, service, and care in their communities. In moments of pain and loss, they offer support and love. In moments of triumph, they offer hope and a vision for the future. Let’s come together this week to celebrate the roles Community Health Centers have played in both our recent moments of loss and triumph. This National Health Center Week honors those front line providers, staff, and beloved patients who lost their lives during the (ongoing) COVID-19 pandemic. From the very beginning of the crisis, Community Health Centers began finding innovative ways to provide preventative and primary care to their patients.
During this week of remembrance, light a candle for those community health leaders, patients that we lost. As we commemorate those lives and celebrate the future of Community Health, let’s shine a light across the country that will embody the future of primary health care aces for underserved populations. Shine a light on your Community Health Center and share the value that it brings to everyone who it touches.
Each day of the week will highlight different focus areas:
- Sunday, 8/8: Public Health in Housing Day
- Monday, 8/9: Healthcare for the Homeless Day
- Tuesday, 8/10: Agricultural Worker Health Day
- Wednesday, 8/11: Patient Appreciation Day
- Thursday, 8/12: Stakeholder Appreciation Day
- Friday, 8/13: Health Center Staff Appreciation Day
- Saturday, 8/14: Children’s Health Day
Stay tuned on what CHCW is doing during this week!