Governor Herbert Declares August 13 - 19, 2017 Health Center Week in Utah

14 August 2017 Published in News and Updates

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Governor Gary Herbert issued a Declaration stating August 13 – 19, 2017 is Health Center Week in Utah. The week is part of a larger national campaign celebrating the work of Health Centers throughout the U.S. - with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers over the course of more than five decades.

In Utah, 13 Health Center organizations serve over 147,000 Utahns annually at 54 sites from Cache Valley to the Four Corners area and St. George. These Health Centers focus on minimizing healthcare costs through providing high-quality primary and preventative care and treatment of the whole patient; including dental and mental health services, and connecting them to other community resources. 

Health Center Week Events in Utah:

Bear Lake Community Health Center, Open House - Garden City Clinic (325 W Logan Hwy, Garden City, UT 84028) - August 23rd 11:00 AM -2:00 PM

Carbon Medical Services Association, Health Fair - East Carbon Clinic (305 Center St, East Carbon, UT 84520), August 17th, Time TBD

Enterprise Valley Medical Clinic, Welcome Event for New Provider - Location TBD – September, Time TBD

Family Healthcare, "Back to School" Day – All clinics, August 11th (all day)

Green River Medical Center, Community Appreciation BBQ -  August 16, Time TBD

Midtown Community Health Center, Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of the Clinic - Hope Clinic - TBD

Mountainlands Family Health Center, Health Fair- August 18th, 2:30 PM - 5 PM

Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, Open House - August 16th, Time/Location TBD

Wasatch Homeless Health Care, Fourth Street Film Festival - Brewvies Cinema Pub - August 17th, 6:30 PM

Wayne Community Health Center, Open House & BBQ - (With activities throughout the week) – August 16th

Utah Partners for Heath – Hispanic Heritage Parade, Sept 23rd

Utah Navajo Health Systems, Teddy Bear Clinic - Various Clinic Locations, August 4th, 11th, 17th and 25th, 1 PM - 3 PM

If you have any events to add to this list, please contact Alex Cragun at alex@auch.org.

 

Important Dates for National Health Center Week:

August 13 – Elected Officials Day

August 14 – Health Screenings Day

August 15 – Public Housing Health Centers Day

August 16 – Health Care for the Homeless Day

August 17 – Farmerworker Health Day

August 18 – Consumer Board Member Day

August 19 – Children’s Health Day