Helping to prevent childhood obesity

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. According to the CDC, about 1 in 5 American children has obesity. Compared to children with healthy weight, children with overweight or obesity are at a higher risk for asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease.

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Helping to prevent childhood obesity

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Two medical providers join Bassett Family Practice

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is proud to announce the addition of two medical providers. Kate Ryan, D.O.

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Two medical providers join Bassett Family Practice

Please take precautions before entering clinics

Our clinics, Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health, are asking that you do not enter the clinics if you have any of the following COVID symptoms Fever or chills                                                            Cough Shortness of breath or difficult breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea If you need to be seen at one of our offices, we ask that you please call the clinic for a telehealth appointment.

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Please take precautions before entering clinics

Give thanks to our healthcare workers

Please help support our entire staff by sending a note (using the form below) to demonstrate your appreciation for their dedication to our patients and the MHC community.

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Give thanks to our healthcare workers

MHC Community, COVID-19 Vaccination Stories

Have you been putting off your COVID-19 Vaccine? The Coalition has partnered with some leaders in our community to increase vaccine confidence in Martinsville and Henry County.

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MHC Community, COVID-19 Vaccination Stories

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Are you looking for health insurance?

You may be able to get more savings and lower costs on health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: More people than ever before qualify for tax credits that lower the cost of health coverage, even those who weren’t eligible in the past.

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Are you looking for health insurance?

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The Coalition welcomes Ashley Williams, FNP-C

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that family nurse practitioner Ashley Williams, FNP-C, has joined the Coalition and will provide primary care services at Ridgeway Family Health, one of the Coalition’s two federally qualified health centers (FQHC).

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The Coalition welcomes Ashley Williams, FNP-C

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program – Helping people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Emergency Broadband Benefit program, a program of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for low-income households that qualify.

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program – Helping people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic

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VCU Massey Cancer Center newsletter features Coalition, COALESCE project

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition is pleased to have been featured in the VCU Massey Cancer Center’s newsletter earlier in May.

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VCU Massey Cancer Center newsletter features Coalition, COALESCE project