Our theme for National Health Center Week 2015 (NHCW) is "America's Health Centers- Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future." As local community owned and operated businesses, Health Centers serve over 23 million Americans through more than 9,200 delivery sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. territories. One in every fifteen people living in the United States depends on their services. Health Centers deliver high quality, cost effective, accessible care while serving as critical economic engines helping to power local economies.
In addition to their long history as health care homes to millions, Health Centers are also proud to celebrate 50 years of service and continue to be ranked among the highest quality and cost effective care providers in the nation. Health Centers provide their services to all people, regardless of their ability to pay or insurance status.
Each year we set aside three days during NHCW to recognize special populations served by Health Centers. This year we are celebrating Public Housing Health Centers Day (Tuesday, 8/11), Health Care for the Homeless Day (Wednesday, 8/12), and Farmworker Health Day (Thursday, 8/13).
National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.