National Health Center Week Health Fair

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, August 18, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Baltimore Medical System-Middlesex

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Baltimore Medical System Celebrates National Health Center Week

BALTIMORE, MD – August 10, 2018 – Baltimore Medical System, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center in Maryland, is celebrating National Health Center Week with a free health fair including screenings and healthcare information on Saturday, August 18.

The Health Fair is at the Middlesex location, at 1245 Eastern Boulevard, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rain or shine. The day includes health screenings, chronic disease education and self-management, giveaways (including back-to-school supplies), cooking tips, fruits and vegetables, exercise classes, music, games and more.

National Health Center Week has identified focus days for all health centers to celebrate their innovative services: Sunday, August 12 – Legislative Appreciation Day, Monday, August 13 – Honoring Health Center Heroes Day, Tuesday, August 14 – Public Housing Health Centers Day, Wednesday, August 15 – Health for the Homeless Day, Thursday, August 16 – Agricultural Worker Health Day, Friday, August 17 – Patient Appreciation Day and, Saturday, August 18 – Children’s Health Day.

“National Health Center Week is the perfect opportunity to showcase what we offer to our community,” said Shirley Sutton, CEO of BMS. “We have programs for everyone. Parents, kids, seniors, students, immigrants and anyone else who needs access to affordable care. We’ll help you get healthy and stay healthy. We are excited to celebrate a community of health in the neighborhoods we serve.”

Baltimore Medical System is a community-based, independent non-profit. The level of care it provides goes far beyond what is expected from a general practitioner. Patients and families have access to an entire team of healthcare providers, mental health counselors, extended hours and onsite pharmacies.