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Fresh2You Mobile Market

Tuesdays from 2:00PM - 4:30PM

June 7th - November 19th

Calvary Christian Center
426 Laurelwood Rd. (Near CHDC Parking Lot)

Kicking off the warm weather season, the Chester County Food Bank’s Fresh2You Mobile Market returns to CHDC. Fresh2You accepts all forms of payment, including cash, credit/debit, FreshRx,  SNAP/EBT and WIC or Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. For customers shopping with SNAP/EBT or FMNP, Fresh2You can stretch your food budget by offering matching dollars in the form of Veggie Bucks.  These can be used on any future purchases of fruits and vegetables during the Fresh2You season!

COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Informational Event

Thursday, October 27

CHDC Office at the Coventry Mall

We're excited to invite our community partner, @The Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities, along with members of the Pottstown community to join us at the CHDC Mall location and attend this FREE educational event presented by our trusted medical provider, Collette Hain, CRNP, FNP-BC.

Backpack Giveaway at Barto

Friday, August 19th, 2022

10:00AM - 4:30PM

CHDC Barto Office: 1315 Route 100 N. Barto, PA 19504

Attention students in Barto, Hereford, Upper Perk, Boyertown, Gilbertsville and surrounding areas: Today is the day! If your child is in need of a backpack, CHDC in Barto is giving away 100 backpacks with basic supplies to start the school year.

Community Health Fair At CHDC

Friday, August 12th, 2022

11:00AM - 3:00PM

CHDC Office at the Coventry Mall

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with health information, community resources, giveaways, screenings, activities, raffles, refreshments, and more! Visit our National Health Center Week 2022 page to learn more.

Kids & Teens Healthy Living Program

Open House - Saturday, March 12th

1:00PM - 3:00PM

The Ricketts Center (658 Beech Street, Pottstown)

A weight management program to improve your child's physical & mental health, self esteem, and overall wellness. Join us to learn more!

Healthy Smiles Learning Program for Kids

Tuesday, April 5th

10:30AM

Upper Perkiomen Valley Library

In this free 15 minute program, kids will learn more about teeth, healthy foods, and how to practice good dental habits! Kids will receive some fun dental freebies and a free book about healthy smile habits. We hope to see you there!

Healthy Smiles Learning Program for Kids

Friday, April 1st

9:30AM

Boyertown Community Library - at the Boyertown Community Park Pavilion

In this free 15 minute program, kids will learn more about teeth, healthy foods, and how to practice good dental habits! Kids will receive some fun dental freebies and a free book about healthy smile habits. We hope to see you there!

FREE Vision Screening with Dr. Marie Gwinn, OD

Wednesday, March 30th

1:30PM - 3:30PM

CHDC Barto Office (1315 Route 100 North, Barto)

Keep your eyes healthy with regular vision screenings! This event is open to the community, you do not need to be a CHDC patient to attend.
Pre-registration is encouraged. Please call 610-326-9460 ext. 417 to register for this event. 

Job Fair at CHDC

Multiple Positions Available For Immediate Hire

Tuesday, January 11th 11:00AM - 6:00PM

We're hiring! Start the new year off with a new career. Stop by our job fair on Tuesday, January 11 from 11:00AM - 6:00PM. We will be hiring for multiple positions, including:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Patient Service Representative
  • and More!
Individuals seeking employment in the healthcare field are encouraged to attend! We ask that you bring your resume and be prepared to interview. You do not need to register to attend this event. CHDC offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous PTO accruing from date of hire, paid holidays, 401K with company match, and much more.
To view job descriptions and required experience, please visit https://ch-dc.org/jobs/

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Diabetes Awareness Event

Tuesday, November 9th

2:30PM - 4:30PM

The Case Management Team invites you to join us outside the CHDC Coventry Mall Office next to the Fresh2You Mobile Market for an afternoon of free & fun activities for the whole family!

Activities:

  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration and Samples
  • Raffles
  • No Cost Pre-Diabetes Screening
  • No Cost Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • Information on new treatment technologies for Weight Management and Diabetes Self-Management
  • Purchase delicious, seasonal fruits and veggies from the Fresh2You Mobile Market
  • Games and Giveaways!

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Diabetes Awareness Event

Tuesday, November 9th

2:30PM - 4:30PM

The Case Management Team invites you to join us outside the CHDC Coventry Mall Office next to the Fresh2You Mobile Market for an afternoon of free & fun activities for the whole family!

Activities:

  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration and Samples
  • Raffles
  • No Cost Pre-Diabetes Screening
  • No Cost Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
  • Information on new treatment technologies for Weight Management and Diabetes Self-Management
  • Purchase delicious, seasonal fruits and veggies from the Fresh2You Mobile Market
  • Games and Giveaways!

Virtual Event

Don't Put Your Health On Hold: The Value of Preventive Care

Wednesday, November 3rd

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Don’t put you and your family’s long-term health on hold.  On the panel of local experts will be Natalia Massias, a Family Nurse Practitioner here at CHDC. This interactive virtual town hall discussion will focus on empowering community members in the greater Pottstown area to take charge of their healthcare. Join us to learn more about:

  • Navigating appointments safely
  • Necessary preventive screenings for each age
  • Where to receive care and vaccinations
  • Receiving healthcare without insurance or a primary care physician 

In addition to providing residents with information, the panel will share strategies and tools for promoting annual well exams and preventive screenings. Missed the live event? Click the button below to watch the recording.

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Picnic in the Park with TCHC

Pottstown Riverfront Park

Tuesday, September 21 from 12:00PM - 1:30PM

TriCounty Health Council is hosting a Picnic in the Park at Riverfront Park in Pottstown on Tuesday, September 21st from 12pm-1:30pm. Come join Pottstown Hospital, Creative Health Services, and Community Health and Dental Care for a free lunch and learn about substance use prevention, treatment, and local resources. Guest Speaker, Andre Reid, will share his lived experience and dive into substance use disorder and treatment. Andre and his outstanding work were recently featured on the cover of the Philadelphia Metro.

This event is completely free and open to all community members and community partners. We hope to see you there!

Virtual Event

PMSI Diabetes Prevention Virtual Program

Get healthy, stay healthy, and avoid diabetes!

August 17, 2021 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Join Pottstown Medical Specialists, Inc. program proven to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes (the most common form) in many people. A trained lifestyle coach works with you, showing how you can take charge of your health with tasty meals, reduced stress, and regular exercise.

This event will be held online and you can attend virtually via your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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National Health Center Week 2021

Celebrating Community Health Centers: The Chemistry for Strong Communities

August 8 - 14, 2021

National Health Center Week 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. We're honoring our public servants, patients, employees and consumer board members in special ways throughout the week. You're invited to join us in recognizing and celebrating Community Health & Dental Care and all the work that goes in to providing accessible, high-quality healthcare to the tricounty area. We hope to see you there!

Check out our NHCW 2021 page for the most up-to-date schedule of events and learn how you can get involved!

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Medicare Education Services

Know Your Choices - Learn the Basics of Medicare

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 @ 6:30PM

The Ricketts Center: 658 Beech St. Pottstown, PA 19464

Join Medicare Education Services for this educational workshop! Learn the basics such as:

  • The parts of Medicare
  • How to enroll
  • What is not covered by Medicare
  • How to fill in coverage gaps
  • How Medicare works if you are still unemployed
  • How the prescription drug "donut hole" works

Case Management Event

Health Insurance Informational Event: Learn More About Your Options in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, July 28th from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Be sure to stop by our office in the Coventry Mall on Wednesday, July 28th from 10:00AM - 3:00PM for a Health Insurance Informational Event! We will have members of our Case Management Team standing by to offer information about insurance options for you. Information about Pennie and The American Rescue Plan will be available as well.
Registration is not required for this event and you do not need to be a CHDC patient to attend. If you need help navigating health insurance, our Case Management Team can help! This event is open to everyone, regardless of whether you are a CHDC patient.

Virtual Town Hall

COVID-19 & Routine Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Thursday, July 22nd from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the TriCounty Health Council on July 22nd for a conversation on getting kids back to school safely.  Expert panelists, including our very own Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Sarah Spengler, will discuss the role of routine vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccines, and the steps we can all take to protect one another and ensure that in-person learning is safe and accessible for kids across our local school districts.

This will be a free event and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions anonymously in advance. To learn more and register, visit: www.pottstownfoundation.org/townhall

Job Fair at CHDC

Multiple Positions Available For Immediate Hire

Wednesday, May 19th 11:00AM - 1:00PM and 4:30PM - 6:30Pm

CHDC is seeking applicants for immediate hire - Medical Assistants, Dental Assistants, Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA’s), Patient Services Representatives and more! Individuals seeking employment in the healthcare field are encouraged to attend and bring their resume. Applications will be available.

CHDC offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous PTO accruing from date of hire, paid holidays, 401K with company match, and much more.

To view job descriptions and required experience, please visit https://ch-dc.org/jobs/

Presentación Virtual Por Mi Gente, por Mi Familia, y por Mi Comunidad: La Verdad Sobre la Vacuna COVID-19

Miercoles 12 de Mayo 7-8pm

Únase a nosotros el miércoles 12 de mayo para conversar sobre lo que significa la vacuna COVID-19 para su salud y la salud de quienes más le importan.

Médicos y expertos locales hablarán sobre el COVID -19 y su impacto en la comunidad Latina en los Condados de Berks, Chester y Montgomery: mitos, verdades y acceso a la vacuna. Esta conversación se ofrecerá en español con interpretación en inglés. Los participantes podrán hacer preguntas antes o durante el evento en vivo.

Behavioral Health Virtual Town Hall: Opioid Use Disorder Part 3

Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 5:30pm

An informative series on Opioid Use Disorder. Here's what we covered in part three:

  • What is a Center of Excellence (COE) and what does it do?
  • How does COE and Medication-Assisted Treatment(MAT) work together?

Click Here for presentation slides and resources

Behavioral Health Virtual Town Hall: Opioid Use Disorder Part 2

Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 5:30pm

An informative series on Opioid Use Disorder. Here's what we covered in part two:

  • Historical vs. modern treatment for OUD
  • How do you treat OUD with MAT?
  • General outcomes and experiences.

Click Here for presentation slides and resources

Behavioral Health Virtual Town Hall: Opioid Use Disorder Part 1

Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 5:00pm

An informative series on Opioid Use Disorder. Here's what was covered in part one:

  • Types of Opiates/Opioids – natural vs. synthetic
  • What is OUD and what does it look like?
  • What is MAT?

Click Here for presentation slides and resources

TCHC Virtual Town Hall

The Importance of Vaccines: Building Trust within Communities of Colo

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 5:30pm

with CHDC Chief Medical Officer, Irene Shepherd, CPNP

For Presentation and Resources: Town Hall with Montgomery County and the Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation. - YouTube

December Virtual Town Hall

3 Health Hacks to Keep Your Child Healthy

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 4pm

with Pediatric Provider Sarah Spengler, CRNP.

For Presentation and Resources: CHDC Peds Town Hall_Spengler