The theme for this year’s awareness campaign is:
“Community Health Centers: Lighting the Way for Healthier Communities Today and in the Future”!
Given all the World, our country, our very own community has endured these last several months, Community Healthcare Centers have stepped up to the plate. Community health centers play such a vital role the wellness of all people, in all communities, no matter income or insurance. For our August issue, we shine a light on their importance.
Here is a resource list of community healthcare centers right in and around WNY.
Community Health Center of Buffalo: Led by CEO LaVonne Ansari, PhD, the Community Health Center of Buffalo keeps its focus on patient centered care. With multiple services and locations, CHCB offers family planning, behavioral health, medical, pediatrics, physical therapy and more. You can learn more by looking for their ad in our August issue on page 28, or by visiting their website.
Neighborhood Community Health Center of Buffalo: NCHC has expanded their COVID-19 drive-up testing. They will be celebrating National Health Week with events starting August 10th. You can find a list of events here. NCHC has several locations, offering a wide range of services, including, pharmacy services, women’s health, podiatry, behavioral health, nutritional counseling, medical, and more. You can find locations and more information here.
Universal Primary Care: Universal Primary Care (also known as Southern Tier Community Health) offers a wide range of services. They offer expanded COVID-19 testing, with health centers in Cattaraugus, Allegany and McKean counties, and strive to provide high quality, primary care to all patients. You can find their ad in our August issue on page 29, or visit their website for locations and more information.
For more information about these centers and the importance of National Healthcare Community Centers week, read Dr. Ansari’s article on page 29 of our August issue.