National Health Center Week
August 09 2018
National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th) is an annual celebration recognizing and celebrating the important work of health centers to protect and promote the health of America.
Health centers serve 27 million patients a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. Heath Center Week Celebrates the thousands of providers and staff who dedicate their lives to helping patients access quality healthcare and for making a difference in their communities.
This year, the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Health Center Advocacy Network invites everyone to celebrate the incredible healthcare individuals who live the health center mission and exceed the call of duty to support health centers in providing quality health care for patients in their communities.
A host of NHCW events are scheduled across the country, including health fairs, visits by Members of Congress and state officials to local health centers, press conferences, back-to-school drives, community breakfasts, patient appreciation events, free health screenings and much more. Each day of NHCW 2018 Avenue 360 is dedicated to a particular focus area:
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