WCHC is hosting a variety of community events in honor of National Health Center Week (NHCW) on August 13 – 18, 2018. These events are part of a national campaign during the week to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers and the dedicated staff who bring health care to the medically underserved. We hope you’ll join us for the following:

ALL WEEK

Coloring Contest:

Starting Monday, August 13 through Saturday August 18, WCHC will host a “Coloring Contest” at all sites. Coloring pages will be available for anyone up to age 13 to enter to win a prize. Coloring pages will be displayed in the health centers during the month of August in recognition of Health Center Week. Pick up and return your coloring page at any registration desk for entry, or click here to download the coloring page.

Education Sessions:

Can’t attend our Monday Education Sessions Day? Schedule your free session for Diabetes, Hypertension and Smoking Cessation at our Conowingo or Havre de Grace location by calling 410.378.9696.

Monday, August 13

Honoring Health Center Heroes Day:

Do you know a WCHC staff member, leader or board member who lives and breathes the Health Center Mission? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support the health center and its mission to provide quality health care for patients in the community? If so, nominate them as a Health Center Hero today!

Health Screenings Day:

Free Blood Pressure readings available for patients & family members. Please check with registration to take advantage of your free screening!

Education Sessions Day:

Free education sessions for Diabetes, Hypertension and Smoking Cessation will be offered at our Conowingo and Havre de Grace locations.

Tuesday, August 14

Public Housing Health Centers Day:

Local housing agencies are invited to visit any of our locations for a tour, a leadership meet and greet and/or request information about the organization, our mission and our services.

Wednesday, August 15

Healthcare for the Homeless Day:

Local homeless organizations are invited to visit any of our locations for a tour, a leadership meet & greet and/or request information about WCHC, our mission and our services.

Thursday, August 16

Agricultural Worker Health Day:

Local farmers are invited to visit any of our locations for a tour, a leadership meet & greet and/or request information about WCHC, our mission and our services.

Friday, August 17

Patient Appreciation Day:

  • Dental Screenings: Patients are invited to visit our WCHC | Beacon Health Office for free dental screenings between 8:30 a.m. - noon. No appointment necessary, but spaces are limited and patients will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Community Blood Drive: Our Conowingo and Perryville sites will host a blood drive (open to the community, patients and staff) for the opportunity to provide a life-saving gift. Conowingo drive is 1:30 - 4 p.m.; Perryville is 9-11:30 a.m. For additional details, click here.

 

Saturday, August 18

Children’s Health Day: Last day to submit an entry for our Coloring Contest! Pick up and return your coloring page at any registration desk for entry.

OUR LOCATIONS

Conowingo
49 Rock Springs Road
P.O. Box 99
Conowingo, MD 21918
 Beacon Health Center
253 Lewis Lane
Suite 202
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Perryville
4863 Pulaski Highway
Suite 200
Perryville, MD 21903

P: 410.378.9696    Toll-Free: 877.378.9696       F: 410.378.9922