New Horizon Family Health Services will be recognizing National Health Center Week (NHCW) this August 4-10. This year’s NHCW theme is America’s Health Centers: Rooted In Communities. The week-long celebration is part of a national campaign to increase awareness of the ways health centers are providing affordable health care in communities.
New Horizon Family Health Services is part of a network of locally-run health centers that serve more than 28 million people nationwide. For over 26 years, New Horizon Family Health Services has been serving Greenville County and Upstate South Carolina. We provide over 100,000 medical, dental and behavioral health visits to over 26,000 patients annually. Our Health Care for the Homeless Program and Ryan White Part C Program serve over 2,000 patients in 13 counties and over 1,200 patients in 10 counties, respectively.
Nationally, health center accomplishments include:
• Producing $24 billion in annual health system savings;
• Reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and unnecessary visits to the emergency room;
• Maintaining patient satisfaction levels of nearly 100 percent;
• Serving more than one in six Medicaid beneficiaries for less than two percent of the national Medicaid budget; and
• Lowering the cost of children’s primary care by approximately 35 percent.
New Horizon Family Health Services will be celebrating the week with the following activities:
Wednesday, August 7 – Patient Appreciation Day
Patients can enjoy a healthy treat and register to win giveaways at all New Horizon Family Health Services offices. Free dental screenings will be offered on the New Horizon Family Dental Care Dental Mobile Unit at 975 West Faris Road in Greenville from 10 am – 5 pm.
Thursday, August 8 – Celebrate National Health Center Week at Hughes Main Library
Celebrate National Health Center Week and learn about the services provided by New Horizon Family Health Services! Enjoy a diabetic-friendly smoothie tasting and get a blood pressure and blood sugar screening. This event will take place at 25 Heritage Green Place in Greenville from 6-7:30 pm. Participants should email email@example.com or call 864-527-9293 to register.
Friday, August 9 – Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway
We're helping students get ready to head back to school with a backpack giveaway at each of our offices!
Dental Office - 1 Memorial Medical Drive, Greenville - 9-10 am
Greenville Office - 975 West Faris Road - 11 am - 1 pm
Travelers Rest Office - 1588 Geer Highway - 2-3 pm
Greer Office - 111-A Berry Avenue - 4-5 pm
New Horizon Family Health Services operates medical offices in Greenville, Greer and Travelers Rest, a dental office in Greenville, a mobile medical unit and a mobile dental unit. Services include primary medical, dental and behavioral health care, pharmacy and laboratory services. The mission of New Horizon Family Health Services is to provide quality, affordable, compassionate patient-centered health care to improve the health of the communities we serve. To learn more, visit http://www.newhorizonfhs.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter.
New Horizon Family Health Services is partially financially supported by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Public Health Service Act. Of total operating costs, 23% is funded by federal support. For this year’s budget, the federal grant funding is $5,864,494. Seventy – seven percent (77%) of total costs will be financed by non-governmental sources.
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