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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

August 4 kicks off National Health Center Week 2019 #NHCW19 and the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness is celebrating our community health centers, Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health.

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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

National Health Center Week August 4 – 10, 2019

National Health Center Week (August 4th-10th) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades.

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National Health Center Week August 4 – 10, 2019

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WELCOME AMANDA KEITH, CERTIFIED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is pleased to announce Amanda Keith, FNP-C, has joined its staff and will be providing primary care to adults and children at Ridgeway Family Health, one of the Coalition’s two federally qualified health centers.

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WELCOME AMANDA KEITH, CERTIFIED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

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Tim Kaine’s representative visits Bassett Family Practice

Earlier in June, Coalition team members met with Gwen Mason, Regional Director for U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and her assistant at Bassett Family Practice, one of the Coalition’s two federally qualified health centers.

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Tim Kaine’s representative visits Bassett Family Practice

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Welcoming back Dr. Kwamba Nkembe, MD

After a 6 month sabbatical, the Coalition is welcoming Dr. Kwamba Nkembe, MD back to our health centers! He is welcoming new patients and will be seeing acute care patients at Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health.

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Welcoming back Dr. Kwamba Nkembe, MD

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United Way of Martinsville and Henry County Annual Luncheon

On June 27, 2019 a group of Coalition team members attended an annual luncheon hosted by the United Way of Martinsville and Henry County, one of the Coalition’s longstanding community partners.

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United Way of Martinsville and Henry County Annual Luncheon

National School Based Health Center Alliance

Jill Mabe, member of the Coalition, recently spent several days at the National School Based Health Center Alliance in Arlington. This convention is an opportunity to connect with hundreds of school-based healthcare professionals and advocates from across the nation.

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National School Based Health Center Alliance

Coalition honored by Virginia Community Healthcare Association

Members of the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness recently attended a dinner and conference hosted by the Virginia Community Healthcare Association’s Virginia CHC Leadership Institute.   

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Coalition honored by Virginia Community Healthcare Association

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Alisa Branch brings more than 15 years of mental health experience to the Coalition

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that Alisa Branch, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), has joined its staff as a behavioral health care provider at Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health, health centers operated by the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness.

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Alisa Branch brings more than 15 years of mental health experience to the Coalition

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Partnership increases access for 15 local women to receive mammography screenings

The MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness has partnered with the University of Virginia’s Cancer Center and New College Institute for a couple of years now, to increase access to mammography screenings for local women in Martinsville and Henry County.

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Partnership increases access for 15 local women to receive mammography screenings