CompleteCare to Celebrate National Health Center Week with Two Events

CompleteCare to Celebrate National Health Center Week with Two Events

The Greater Bridgeton Legends wrapped up their most successful fundraiser to date in April by donating over $33,000 to the CompleteCare Family Health Foundation. Held on April 1st, 2017 at the Centerton Country Club, the annual event honored Mr. James M. Seabrook and Mr. Thomas C. Lane, IV for their dedication to improving the Bridgeton community through service and innovation.

 

CompleteCare Health Network invites the community to help them celebrate National Health Center Week with two great events in Cumberland County. On Sunday, August 13th CompleteCare will host a Community Yard Sale and on Tuesday, August 15th a Community Day Health Fair. Both will be held at CompleteCare’s Vineland Health Campus at 785 West Sherman Avenue in Vineland.

 

The Community Yard Sale will feature over 25 tables of yard sale items, as well as local representatives from companies like Initials, Inc., doTerra, Origami Owl, LipSense, Scentsy, Magnolia & Vine, and more. Admission is free and the public is invited to stop by to shop the day away from 8am until 3pm.

 

The free Community Day will run from 10am-3pm and have music, games, balloon animals, face painting, and door prizes, as well as health screenings and health education materials from local organizations.

 

“We look forward to National Health Center Week every year,” said Meghan Spinelli, Vice President of Community Service for CompleteCare Health Network. “It is a great opportunity to introduce more people to the vital role that health centers, like CompleteCare, play in the health and wellness of the people who live in the communities they serve.”

 

Across the country community health centers serve over 22 million people each year, many from low-income or medically underserved areas. CompleteCare and other centers like it offer patients access to affordable and high-quality health care including primary medical, dental, women’s health, pediatrics, counseling services and specialty care.

 

National Health Center Week has been celebrated nationwide for over 30 years and exists to promote and celebrate community health centers and their impact. The theme of 2017’s National Health Center Week events is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities.”

 

CompleteCare served 59,391 patients in 2016 for over 247,678 visits, up 9 percent from 2016. Of those patients 56 percent earn less than 100% of the federal poverty level and many are uninsured.

 

For more information or to sponsor CompleteCare’s National Health Center Week celebration please contact Meghan Spinelli at mspinelli@chcinj.org.