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SIHF Healthcare in Arthur, Ill. Celebrates National Health Center Week with a School Supply Drive to Benefit Local Schools

August 10, 2017

SIHF Healthcare is celebrating National Health Center Week 2017 (NHCW), August 13-19, with public health screenings across southern Illinois and charity donation drives at its more than 30 health centers.

What began as a pilot project during President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty in 1965, today’s community health centers serve more than 23 million people nationwide, many of whom are uninsured or underinsured. As the second largest Federally Qualified Health Center network in Illinois, SIHF Healthcare operates more than 30 health centers in the region. SIHF Healthcare – Arthur serves the Arthur community, helping them lead their healthiest lifestyles. The health center is located at 525 N. Vine.

“My team and I are so proud to be a part of the close-knit community of Arthur, and are so grateful to have received such a warm welcome from the wonderful people who live and work here,” said Jennifer Hurt, health center manager of SIHF Healthcare in Arthur. “NHCW is a week to not only celebrate our efforts, but to continue our mission to offer quality, friendly care to everyone who walks through our doors.”

In recognition of NHCW, SIHF Healthcare in Arthur is accepting school supply donations for local schools. For more information, contact (217) 543-2446.

To learn more about NHCW, please visit: https://healthcenterweek.org. To join SIHF Healthcare and its NHCW 2017 Celebration, visit www.sihf.org or any of their healthcare locations. You can also follow SIHF Healthcare on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SIHF Healthcare: SIHF Healthcare operates a network of more than 30 health centers across 11 Illinois counties with more than 160 medical providers who deliver comprehensive health care services including: adult, family, women’s health, pediatrics, dental services, behavioral health, and population health services. As one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Center networks in the country, SIHF Healthcare is devoted to leading individuals and communities to their healthiest lifestyle regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, visit www.sihf.org.