Williamsport, Pa. — In conjunction with the over 1,200 U.S. health facilities nationwide, the River Valley Health and Dental Heart options to celebrate National Health Center 7 days, August 8 – 14.
The annual celebration normally takes position the 2nd 7 days of August just about every 12 months with the aim of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers.
The Center has prepared a exclusive action on Thursday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to midday for its celebration of kids and their family members. This yr is River Valley Health & Dental’s 10th yr as an unbiased community health center.
This years’ concept for Countrywide Health Center Week 2021 (#NHCW21) is “HEALTH Centers: The Chemistry for Robust Communities.” The Lycoming County Commissions will challenge a proclamation at their assembly on Tuesday, August 10, environment apart the week to celebrate in Lycoming County. Nearby and condition dignitaries are invited to go to the Middle for the duration of this 7 days to see the function that the Williamsport Center of Treatment at the River Valley Health and Dental performs at the Hepburn facility.
The Center’s unique celebration on Thursday is for young ones of all ages and will take position in the Center’s parking lot, in close proximity to 471 Hepburn, Williamsport. The initially 25 young children (Kindergarten via 4th grade) will get school backpacks from the Nancy Wiley Wilson Temple #1036 and the River Valley Health & Dental Actions Committee.
In addition, River Valley YMCA will supply game titles and Air Weaver is back again to delight the young children with his balloon artwork. Totally free eyesight and hearing screenings together with oral health education will be offered by the Heart employees. COVID vaccines will also be readily available for small children 12 and up.
Other actions are prepared during the 7 days in collaboration with various community partners. Outreach is planned at Relatives Promise Monday early morning and in the afternoon, at the American Rescue Personnel from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. to start off the week. Prevention screenings and provision of Food items Packing containers courtesy of the Central PA Food stuff Lender will be offered. Recognition of staff members and individuals of the Center with giveaways is prepared for Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
The River Valley Health and Dental Center is a non-financial gain community-dependent health corporation independently managed by a local community board of administrators and positioned in the Hepburn Plaza.