Free Screenings for National Health Center Week
The Greater Prince William Community Health Center is celebrating National Health Center Week with free health screenings, patient education, tours and children's activities from Tues., Aug. 7 to Thurs., Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The event--which features the Sentara Digital Mobile Mammography Van, INOVA Diabetes Nutrition Counseling, LabCorp health screenings, Medicaid enrollment, and free car seats for qualifying patients--will be held at the Greater Prince William Community Health Center, 4379 Ridgewood Center Drive in Woodbridge.
Partners of the National Health Center Week activities include: the Virginia Health Care Foundation, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, Potomac Health Foundation, Amerigroup, LabCorp, Inova Health System, Northern Virginia Family Service, Lake Ridge Lions Club, BB&T, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Prince William County/Manassas.
A full schedule of events is available at www.GPWHealthCenter.org. For more information, call 703-680-7950, extension 123.
This year's theme for National Health Center Week, "Powering Healthier Communities," illustrates the impact community health centers are having in providing access to health care for all area residents regardless of age, income or insurance status. The Health Center welcomes the entire Prince William community--including Medicaid, Medicare and insurance patients--to its 2012 National Health Center Week celebration.
“Roadmaps to Health” is a 4-minute video that shows the local impact of community health centers in Prince William. The video is a joint effort between Greater Prince William Community Health Center, Manassas Midwifery and Women’s Health Center, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center and the Prince William Health Department: