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Community Health Center Week

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF FORT DODGE IS PREPARING TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL HEALTH CENTER WEEK., CEO RENAE KRUCKENBERG NOTED IN A PRESS RELEASE THAT THE THEME OF THE UPCOMING HEALTH CENTER WEEK CELEBRATION HONORS THOSE FRONT LINE PROVIDERS AND STAFF AS WELL AS PATIENTS WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES TO COVID-19.  KRUCKENBERG OUTLINED THE STEPS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER HAS TAKEN TO ASSIST THE FORT DODGE COMMUNITY DURING THE PANDEMIC.  SHE NOTED THAT THE CENTER IS ABLE TO PROVIDE TELEHEALTH, CURBSIDE HEALTHCARE, AND IN-PERSON APPOINTMENTS.  SHE ALSO NOTED THAT THE CENTER HAS SET UP AN OUTSIDE TESTING AREA AND CAN OFFER SAME-DAY COVID 19 TEST RESULTS.  ALL NEXT WEEK, THE CENTER WILL OFFER FREE SCHOOL-AGE WELL CHILD CHECKS, IMMUNIZATIONS, AND OTHER SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT.  COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER IS ALSO OFFERING A COLORING CONTEST FOR CHILDREN.  COLORING PAGES CAN BE PRINTED FROM THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER FACEBOOK PAGE OR PICKED UP DURING APPOINTMENTS BETWEEN NOW AND AUGUST 14TH.  THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL DROP OFF BOX OUTSIDE THE FRONT DOOR DURING BUSINESS HOURS FOR ENTRIES. THE GOAL OF HEALTH CENTER WEEK IS TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE MISSION OF AMERICA’S HEALTH CENTERS.  COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER IS LOCATED AT 126 N. 10TH ST.  TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT CALL 515-576-6500.



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