Join us as we celebrate National Health Center Week from August 9-15! This week shines a light on the important role Community Health Centers play in bringing hope and service to communities across the country. It is a reminder of CHI’s unwavering commitment since 1971 to deliver accessible quality care to families in South Florida. Check out our list of exciting events for each day of the week!
August 9-15 – “CHI Hidden Figures” Contest
Enter by Saturday, August 15 for a chance to win a special prize! Students, grades 4-12, must create a written report, video or comic book cover about how the “hidden figures” in our CHI history book changed healthcare.
Monday, August 10 – Public Health Housing Day
CHI visits public housing partners to deliver 1,200 “CHI Care Packs.” These packs will include children’s sneakers from our friends at In Jacob’s Shoes and backpacks with school supplies.
Tuesday, August 11 – Agricultural Worker Health Day & Children’s Health Day
CHI delivers 200 “CHI Care Packs” to Centro Campesino Farmworkers Center for family pick-up.
Wednesday, August 12 – Patient Appreciation Day
Look out for special decorations and giveaways to thank our patients who visit the health center on this day.
Thursday, August 13 – Stakeholder Appreciation Day
CHI thanks the local police for their support in COVID-19 testing operations with a delicious lunch delivery. Plus, CHI recognizes its donors with the inauguration of its giving society.
Friday, August 14 – Staff Appreciation Day
CHI shows our staff a little love and gratitude with new t-shirts and sweet treats!
Healthcare for Homeless Day
CHI delivers 200 “CHI Care Packs,” filled with socks from our partners at Bombas, first aid kits, water bottles, and personal supplies, to the homeless community.
Saturday, August 15 – Children & Youth Day Future Clinician’s Workshop
Learn about the world of medicine at our Future Clinician’s Workshop on Zoom! Two of our physicians, Dr. Katina Richardson and Dr. Franklin Ezeh, share their insights and tips on achieving a career in healthcare. Only students, grades 6-12, can participate.