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Genesis Family Health Celebrating National Health Center Week in Southwest Kansas

Judd Weil-News Director

Genesis Family Health (GFH) is hosting a weeklong national campaign to mark National Health Center Week 2022 from Aug. 7 to Aug. 13 to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers and the dedicated staff who bring health care to the medically underserved.

GFH in Dodge City, Kan. will be having a coloring contest throughout the week and will have Mini Health Checks at several locations including Dodge City Housing Authority and Wilroads Feed Yard.

GFH in Garden City, Kan. will have activities throughout the week to celebrate children, agriculture workers, and patients and employees. Activities will include a coloring contest for the kids, volunteering at Emmaus House, supporting agriculture workers, celebrating patients, and recognizing employees.

Patients are invited to stop by their Dodge City or Garden City clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 10 for Patient Appreciation Day.

Be sure to check out the Genesis Family Health Facebook page for a complete list of the week’s activities.

Genesis Family Health stated they have been providing comprehensive, high-quality healthcare in southwest Kansas for almost 50 years and offers medical, dental, behavioral health, and social services.

All services are available to everyone regardless of ability to pay.

“Genesis Family Health is unique in the healthcare marketplace as we provide the highest quality of comprehensive care in the area,” said Julie Wright, CEO of Genesis Family Health. “We treat the whole patient by providing medical, dental and behavioral health care and help patients address any social service needs they may have.”

GFH is part of a nationwide network of health centers that serve more than 30 million Americans and save the health care system more than $24 billion annually in reduced emergency, hospital, and specialty care costs.

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