Health centers serve 28 million patients – a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care.
In addition to their long history as health care homes to millions, health centers produce innovative solutions to the most pressing health care issues in their communities and reach beyond the walls of conventional medicine to address the social determinants of health affecting special patient populations. Each year, HRHCare celebrates the work and services that our health centers provide to special populations within their communities throughout the week. HRHCare has several health centers that will be hosting events during National Health Center Week, and will be participating with local partners in health to provide family fun, back-to-school supplies, screenings, and health information.
Check out our calendar of events below.
Monday, August 5th
North Fork Spanish Apostolate
546 St. Johns Place, Riverhead NY, 11901
Sister Margaret Smyth with assistance from the Cornell Cooperative Extension Nutritionist and Fidelis will be providing giveaways and doing face painting.
Monday, August 5th – Saturday, August 10th
HRHCare’s Long Island’s Outreach team will be hosting a health fair in Coram
More information to come.
Monday, August 5th – Friday, August 10th
NYC Division: to hold 6 events – 3 back to school health fairs and 3 other events, directly related to the NACHC designated focus days
These events will take place at the NYC health centers, and will feature tabling from sponsors and community partners, giveaways, clowns and other entertainment, mammograms, HIV tests, and tabling from the different departments of the health center. More information to come.
Wednesday, August 7th
Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center at Peekskill (Atrium)
1037 Main St, Peekskill, NY 10566
HRHCare’s Peekskill team will host an open house event focusing on the homeless, which will include tabling from MVP and other local social service organizations, free haircuts, food and giveaways.
Wednesday, August 7th
HRHCare Huntington Health Center
55 Horizon Drive, Huntington, NY 11743
HRHCare’s Huntington team, in conjunction with United HealthCare, WellLife Network and Family Service League will be hosting an evening event. HRHCare’s Mobile Health Unit will also be at the event.
Thursday, August 8th 4:00 – 7:00pm
Kiley Center Back to School Event
709 Main St, Peekskill, NY 10566
HRHCare’s Peekskill Team will be in attendance scheduling appointments and distributing school supplies and informational materials to all.
Friday, August 9th
Lincoln Memorial Park
(Corner of S. Broadway & Post Street) Yonkers, NY Yonkers
HRHCare’s Yonkers Team in conjunction with MVP and other community health partners, will be providing backpacks and school supplies and setting appointments for back-to-school physicals.
Saturday, August 10
162 Washington St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
HRHCare’s Poughkeepsie team, in conjunction with SNUG (a local anti-violence coalition), MVP, and local vendors, will host a Family Fun Day and provide school supply giveaways. The event will feature presentations from the police and fire departments, and will offer appointment setting for back-to-school physicals.
Friday, August 16th 4:00-7:00 PM
Peekskill Middle School
212 Ringgold St, Peekskill, NY 10566
HRHCare’s Peekskill team will be participating in Peekskill School District’s Back to School Fair and will be scheduling appointments and distributing school supplies and informational materials.