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MATTHEW WALKER COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER CELEBRATES NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK

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MATTHEW WALKER COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER CELEBRATES NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK

“Chemistry for Strong Communities” to include activities and additional services for patients, staff, children, and more

NASHVILLE, August 5, 2022 – Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC) is excited to announce details surrounding the celebration of National Health Center Week (NHCW). During Health Center Week, MWCHC will host special events with focus on area homeless populations, patients, local children, and more. The clinic will also recognize their staff throughout with special activities.

National Health Center Week (August 7 – 13) 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. As the country’s largest primary care network, Community Health Centers are the health care home for 30 million Americans at over 11,000 facilities across the nation.

This year’s National Health Center Week theme is “The Chemistry for Strong Communities,” and MWCHC is taking the opportunity to keep focus on multiple types of community members across Middle Tennessee. MWCHC will host special events with focus on established patients and local children at their three locations, as well as serving area homeless populations with a mobile unit visit to Loaves and Fishes.

MWCHC will also recognize its staff and stakeholders on two of the days during National Health Center Week with specialized gift baskets for partners and a staff outing to First Horizon Park for a Nashville Sounds game.

“We are honored to celebrate National Health Center Week with great community partners,” said Katina Beard, MWCHC’s CEO. “It’s also a great opportunity to give back to our incredible staff, who have remained devoted to providing vital health care to the community.”

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About Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center: Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center is a non-profit medical center providing affordable and quality healthcare to patients in Middle Tennessee and surrounding areas. MWCHC is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care to all patients regardless of economic status, with its three facilities in Nashville, Clarksville and Smyrna reaching 17,000 patients a year.