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Heart City Health celebrates National Health Center Week with HealthFest 2021

Heart City Health celebrates National Health Center Week with HealthFest 2021

August 2nd, 2021

ELKHART, IND. – Join us as we celebrate National Health Center Week at Heart City Health’s annual HealthFest, a FREE health fair for community members. HealthFest is Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 236 Simpson Avenue in Elkhart from Noon to 3:00 p.m.

There will be FREE food, raffle prizes, giveaways, family-friendly activities, health screenings like blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index, vision screenings, and 20 local organizations.

Event Schedule

12:00 PM   HealthFest Opens to the Public

12:30 PM   Opening Remarks by Esleen Fultz, CEO Heart City Health

2:00 PM     Raffle Winners Announced

2:30 PM     Sidewalk Art Contest Winners Announced

3:00 PM     HealthFest Closes

FREE Activities
  • Bounce House
  • Sidewalk Chalk Contest
  • Extreme Bubble-Making Station
  • Heart Beat of the City 2020 Concert Playback
  • Face Painting by Glam Touch by Jossi
  • Photo Booth
  • Zumba Demonstration
Health Screenings & Services
  • FREE COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 12 and Older
  • FREE Blood Pressure Readings
  • FREE Non-Fasting Blood Sugar Screening
  • FREE Non-Fasting Cholesterol Screening
  • FREE Body Mass Index Screening
  • FREE Private HIV/AIDS testing by AIDS Ministries
  • FREE Vision Screenings by Boling Vision Center
  • FREE Kids Haircuts by Total Look Barbershop
  • Back-to-School Physicals (Call 574.293.0052 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, first-come, first-served. All insurance and payment plans apply.)
Community Partners

Providing free health screenings, activities, food, and prizes to the community takes a community. Heart City Health is grateful to all of our Sponsors and Friends who made this event possible.

Silver Sponsors

  • Boling Vision Center
  • First State Bank
  • Managed Health Services (MHS)
  • United Way – Crossroads

Purple Sponsors

  • Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties Head Start Consortium
  • Ice Cream on Wheels
  • Linda Rogers, Indiana State Senator
  • MDwise
  • Minority Health Coalition
  • Oaklawn Psychiatric Center
  • Service Printers

Friends

  • Anthem
  • Hawkins Water Tech
  • Kem Krest
  • Momentum Marketing Consultants
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana (PHP)
  • Sonoras Party Rental
  • Welch Packaging

 

About Heart City Health

At Heart City Health, we take a multifaceted approach to healthcare that allows us to provide superior care across multiple disciplines, to treat the whole person. Our mission is to provide access to high-quality preventive and primary care for our community. Established in 1993, Heart City Health is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). We are recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), the highest level, by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). For more information, call 574.293.0052.

About National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week (second week of August) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Community Health Centers serve as the beacon of strength, service, and care in their communities. In moments of pain and loss, they offer support and love. In moments of triumph, they offer hope and a vision for the future. For more information on National Health Center Week, visit https://healthcenterweek.org/about-nhcw.

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