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

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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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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The Coalition warns patients of spoof calls/scammers

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition has been made aware of patients receiving a spam call from a caller that identified themselves as an assistant of one of our healthcare providers at Bassett Family Practice or Ridgeway Family Health.

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The Coalition warns patients of spoof calls/scammers

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

Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Stone as their new Executive Director.

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