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Utica Community Health Center to Celebrate National Health Center Week

Utica, NY – August 5, 2015 – Utica Community Health Center (UCHC) will celebrate National Health Center Week, which is observed August 9-15, by hosting daily events Monday through Friday at its 1651 Oneida Street location in Utica.

Monday, August 10th

  • Non-profit organizations from 9:00am – 3:00pm, including:
    • Fidelis
    • United Health Care
    • Oneida County Health Dept.
    • Utica Safe Schools/Healthy Student Partnership Inc.
    • Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson, Inc.
    • Care Net Pregnancy 
    • Cornell Cooperative Extension – SNAP – ED Program
    • Early Recognition
    • Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network
    • YWCA
    • The Neighborhood Center
  • Ribbon cutting for the Mural at 10am 
  • Hand print painting below the Mural
  • Arts and Crafts (Coloring, Making visors, play-dough, Chalk Drawing)
  • Limbo 

Tuesday, August 11th

  • Art/Crafts 9am – 3pm 
  • Utica Zoo – Zoo mobile Booth 11am – 1pm
  • Limbo

Wednesday August 12th

  • Activities 9am – 3pm
  • Jeff the Magic Man – Balloons & Magic 10am-1pm  
  • Games 

Thursday August 13th

  • Dental Education 10am – 12pm
  • Activities 9am – 3pm 
  • Medical Education 1pm – 3pm 
  • Games 

Friday August 14th

  • Non-profit organizations from 9:00am – 3:00pm, including:
    • Oneida County Health Dept.
    • Utica Safe Schools/Healthy Student Partnership Inc.
    • Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson, Inc.
    • Care Net Pregnancy 
    • Cornell Cooperative Extension – SNAP – ED Program
    • Early Recognition
    • Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network
    • YWCA
    • The Neighborhood Center
    • Office for the Aging and Continuing Care
    • Center for Family Life and Recovery
  • Law enforcement (Sheriff’s Department) 10am – 12pm
  • Coco the Clown – Face painting/Balloons 12pm – 3pm 
  • Activities 
  • Games 

Community Health Centers serve more than 22 million people nationwide, and are increasingly becoming the trusted provider of choice for many families, whether they have insurance coverage or not. Patients choose health centers like UCHC because they are convenient, affordable, and offer a range of primary medical and dental care services from a team of caring professionals. To learn more about Community Health Centers visit the National Association of Community Health Centers website: www.nachc.org.

To find out more about National Health Center Week, visit: www.healthcenterweek.org