Founder of the Coalition looks back

The only executive director ever to guide the Martinsville Henry Coalition for Health and Wellness has retired. Barbara Jackman has stepped down after 13 years with the coalition and a decades-long career in health administration.

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Founder of the Coalition looks back

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Flu season arrives sooner than expected in Martinsville

By Paul Collins/Martinsville Bulletin MARTINSVILLE – The flu season arrived sooner than expected in Martinsville this year. SOVAH Health officials reported the first confirmed cases arrived in September, much earlier than a typical season.

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Flu season arrives sooner than expected in Martinsville

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Children’s Health Month

Since 1992, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has designated October as Children’s Health Month to increase public awareness of the value of preventive health care for children.

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Children’s Health Month

MARTINSVILLE HENRY COUNTY COALITION FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Martinsville, VA (September 7, 2018) – Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Michael J.

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MARTINSVILLE HENRY COUNTY COALITION FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

GO Healthy West Piedmont Wrap-up Event

On Friday, August 17, 2018, GO Healthy West Piedmont hosted a luncheon at the New College Institute to celebrate the success of the grant initiative that wraps up in September.

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GO Healthy West Piedmont Wrap-up Event

2018 National Health Center Week Events

The MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness celebrated National Health Center Week on August 14th at both health centers – Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health.

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2018 National Health Center Week Events

National Health Center Week August 12 – 18

National Health Center Week (August 12th – 18th) 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 12 – 18

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“Normal” blood pressure could put you at risk

“Every adult needs to have their blood pressure monitored regularly and talk with their doctor about it, said Dr. gabriel Edmondson, M.D.

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“Normal” blood pressure could put you at risk

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Local volunteers become certified as Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge educators

Susan G. Komen’s volunteers come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but their hearts are pink and their caring has no limit.

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Local volunteers become certified as Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge educators

Free Smoke Alarms / Alarmas gratis defuego

Henry Co. Department of Public Safety will provide and install smoke alarms in your home free of charge. For assistance, contact Kiah Cooper at (276) 634-4664 or the Main Office at (276) 634-4660.

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Free Smoke Alarms / Alarmas gratis defuego