National Health Center Week 2023 - Celebrate With Us!
National Health Center Week (August 6– 12) 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!
All week, we’ll have virtual and in person events, health screenings, information on our programs and services, raffles, fun activities for kids, refreshments and a whole lot more! We will have events for stakeholders, staff, patients, and community members throughout the week.
Community Health Fair
People of all ages are invited to join CHDC and over 30 community partner organizations and agencies for a fun-filled afternoon with health information, a diverse array of community resources, giveaways, activities for kids and adults, refreshments, FREE health screenings for blood pressure, backpack giveaways and more!
Backpack Giveaway: 100 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies will be offered to any student under age 18 who needs a backpack to start the school year. Be sure to stop by early if you need a backpack!
- Access Services
- Action Karate Royersford
- Aetna Medicare
- Boyertown Area Multi-Service
- Chester County Food Bank
- Early Head Start - Chester County Intermediate Unit
- Family Services of Montgomery County - Project HOPE
- Foster Grandparent Program of Montgomery County
- Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware County
- Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
- Montgomery County Community College
- Montgomery County Office of Senior Services
- Mother Goose: Read to Me
- Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation
- Pottstown Area Police Athletic League
- Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities
- Pottstown Hospital - Tower Health
- Pottstown Regional Public Library
- Pottstown YMCA
- TriCounty Active Adult Center
- TriCounty Area Federal Credit Union
- TriCounty Health Plans
- Unity / Teach One Feed One
- UPMC Community HealthChoices
- UPMC Health Plan
- Victims Services Center of Montgomery County
- Warwick Childcare Centers
- YWCA Tri-County Area
Check back often as we update our list of participating organizations!
Thank you to our National Health Center Week 2023 Sponsors!
Thank you to our National Health Center Week 2023 In-Kind Donations!
Sunday, 8/6All Day @ All Locations | Open to: CommunityPublic Health in Housing Day: Social Determinants of Health Screening (PRAPARE) educational materials will be distributed to staff and patients at all locations. Follow us on social media to learn more about Social Determinants of Health here at CHDC. Click HERE to access your own copy of the PRAPARE educational brochure!
Monday, 8/7July 31 - August 11 @ All Locations | Open to: CommunityHealthcare for the Homeless: From July 31 - August 11, join CHDC staff and patients in a donation drive to benefit the Street Medicine Program. All donated items will be collected and given to our Street Medicine Team to distribute to unhoused individuals in our area. Click HERE to download the flyer and get involved! To see what we were able to accomplish last year, click HERE
Tuesday, 8/82:00PM - 4:30PM @ Coventry Mall Office | Open to: CHDC Staff & CommunityAgricultural Worker Health Day: We are putting our own spin on this day by getting out in the community, learning about our neighborhood gardens, and giving the gardens some TLC. CHDC Staff and Board members will be volunteering with Mosaic Community Gardens, right here in Pottstown.Later on, stop by the Fresh2You Mobile Market in the parking lot of our Coventry Mall Office, we will have a table set up with CHDC information. Get your fresh produce and a CHDC tote bag!
Wednesday, 8/9All Day @ Virtual | Open to: CommunityStaff Appreciation Day: Healthcare Heroes coloring graphics will be available to all week at all offices for children to decorate and hang up at our mall location. Click HERE to download a copy of the coloring graphic. Bring completed coloring pages to our office to have them hung up in support of our healthcare heroes at CHDC!Patient Appreciation Day: We celebrated Patient Appreciation Day with a tribute video to our patients. Every day, we are so grateful to those who choose CHDC as their healthcare home. So often, we are inspired by the people who walk through our doors, and feel lucky to be a trusted healthcare provider to our community. We are here to help patients achieve health in all areas of life, which is why we offer medical, dental, vision, physical therapy, behavioral health, and more! Our patients are at the heart of everything we do - thank you for choosing CHDC!
Thursday, 8/108:00AM - 5:00PM @ Coventry Mall Office | Open to: Invited GuestsStakeholder Appreciation Day: During National Health Center Week we wanted to take a moment to say thank you to our stakeholders and their hardworking teams for their partnership and efforts! Local and state representatives are invited to visit and tour CHDC.
Friday, 8/1111:00AM - 2:00PM @ Coventry Mall Office | Open to: CommunityChildren's Health Day: Join us for a FREE Community Health Fair at our office in the Coventry Mall! This will be a fun-filled afternoon with health information, community resources, giveaways, screenings, activities, raffles, refreshments, and more!
It takes a community to run a health center! We appreciate our staff, patients, volunteer board members, and community partners each and every day. Happy National Health Center Week!