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RPCN Community Health Centers to Celebrate National Health Center Week

Rochester, NY – August 2, 2016 – Regional Primary Care Network (RPCN) will celebrate National Health Center Week August 6-13 by hosting Community Wellness Fairs at its locations in the Finger Lakes and Mohawk Valley Regions. 

Rushville Family Health Center: Saturday, August 6th 9am-1pm
(During Rushville Community Days)
2 Rubin Drive
Rushville, NY 14544

 Event: Back to School Wellness Fair

Vendors Include:
S2ay Rural Health Network, Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes, Ontario County Public Health, Tobacco Coalition of the Finger Lakes, Yates County OFA, MVP, The Partnership of Ontario County, SPCC-WIC, Finger lakes Eat Smart New York, and Wildlife Defenders/Petting Zoo.

WFLR will be broadcasting live from 10am-noon and they will bring their money machine. There will be a backpack and school supply giveaway…and YourCare will sponsor a reading tent with a storyteller and books donated by the Rochester Public Library.

Wayne Community Health Center: Monday, August 8th 11am-3pm 
1519 Nye Road
Lyons, NY 14489

Event: Back to School Wellness Fair

Vendors Include:
Fidelis Care, United Healthcare, Healthplex, WXXI, The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes, Wayne County Public Health, Cancer Services, Headstart-Wayne County, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc., Care Net: Pregnancy Center of Wayne County Youth & Family Intervention Program, Wayne County Rural Health Network, S2AY Rural Health Network, Thomas Health Navigator Program, Council on Alcoholism, WIC, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Wayne CAP, Cornell Cooperative Extension Nutrition Department, and Wildlife Defenders/Petting Zoo.

There will be a backpack and school supply giveaway.

Livingston Community Health Center: Friday, August 12th 11am-3pm
Al Lorenz Park
6 Murray Hill Drive
Mt Morris, NY 14510

Event: Back to School Wellness Fair

Vendors Include:
Catholic Charities, Hairstylists, WIC, WXXI, Mt. Morris Ambulance, Noyes Hospital, Compeer of Livingston County, Tobacco-Free GLOW, Mental Health Association of Livingston County, DentaQuest, Healthplex, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Wildlife Defenders/Petting Zoo.

There will be a backpack and school supply giveaway and free back-to-school haircuts.

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan’s representative, Annie Chwiecko, will attend.
Congressman Collins’ representative, Bryan Piligra, will attend.

Utica Community Health Center: Friday, August 12th 9am - 3pm
1651 Oneida Street
Utica, NY 13501

Event: Wellness Fair

Vendors Include:
Eat Smart New York, Center Family Life and Recovery, CareNet, United Healthcare, Food Bank of CNY, ACR Health, Neighborhood Center, Cancer Services Program, Zoo mobile, and the Sheriff Department.

97.9 Kiss FM will be broadcasting live from 10am-2pm. Other entertainment will include Jeff the Magic Man, Cocoa the Clown, a psychic, and arts and crafts.

 

Community Health Centers serve more than 23 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 RPCN’s 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.