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Ryan Health Celebrates National Health Center Week

August 1, 2019
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Ryan Health celebrates National Health Center Week with a series of activities at its centers throughout the City. Ryan Health is focused on improving the health of New Yorkers by highlighting the resources available to address health and social service needs.

“We know Ryan Health has a special place in New York’s health care community, and National Health Center Week is an opportunity to showcase the work we do to improve health and wellness,” said Brian P. McIndoe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ryan Health. “Our founding principle states that health care is a right, not a privilege, and we intend to ensure we meet that challenge to benefit New York.”

Ryan Health is conducting the following events in honor of National Health Center Week, which runs from August 4 through 10:

Tuesday, August 6: Ryan Health | Adair & Frederick Douglass is hosting the third annual Harlem Health and Resource Fair from 10 am to 3 pm at 565 Manhattan Avenue New York NY, 10027.

Wednesday, August 7: Ryan Health | NENA is hosting a fair with the theme “Rooted in LES,” partnering with local community-based organizations in the Lower East Side, from 11 am to 4 pm at 279 East 3rd Street New York, NY 10009.

Thursday, August 8: Ryan Health | West 97th Street and Women & Children’s are holding a Summer Wellness Fair, co-sponsored with Assemblymember Daniel O’Donnell, and featuring a carnival theme from 11 am to 3:30 pm at the Frederick Douglass Houses at 830 Columbus Avenue New York, NY 10025.

Friday, August 9: Ryan Chelsea-Clinton is hosting a fair with the theme “Our Food Has Roots” from 9 am to 5 pm at 645 10th Avenue New York NY, 10036. Fresh produce will be distributed to members of the community.

All events are free to attend.

National Health Center Week, sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s community health centers. All events are free to attend.