National Health Center Week

Join the National Health Center Week Social Media Thunderclap

National Health Center Week is 2 weeks away! This year, we have created a Thunderclap Campaign to share a single support message for NHCW that will go out on Wednesday, August 10. Thunderclap is a tool that allows a group to push a single message over social media  in unison. It’s comparable to a flash mob, but online. By joining a Thunderclap, you and others will share the same message at the same time, spreading a call to action through Facebook,

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#NHCW16 is one month away!

Celebrating America's Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health National Health Center Week August 7-13, 2016 Health Center Week is exactly 1 month away – time to kick your event planning into high gear! If you haven’t done so yet, make sure to post your event plans on the Health Center Week website. There are still many sponsorship opportunities available and event posting is the best way to be eligible to receive a NHCW sponsorship. Be

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National Health Center Week: Focused Theme Days

For National Health Center Week 2016, we have added focused themed days, that will allow for more opportunities to showcase the innovative services and programs at Health Centers. We encourage you to consider coordinating your celebrations around the corresponding dates and focused themes listed below to showcase the innovative programs and services your health center provides in the community. To be clear, your events do not have to coincide exactly with

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#NHCW16 Picture & Video Contests

National Health Center Week is a time where we celebrate and showcase the innovative work of health centers across the country, so what better way to show off the outstanding work your health center does in the community than to participate in the annual National Health Center Week Picture & Video Contests? In addition to having the chance to win amazing prizes, the contest is an opportunity for your health center to gain national exposure

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Webinar Series II: Growing your Advocacy Network during NHCW and Measuring the Results

The next joint webinar put on by the Advocacy and Communications teams is scheduled for June 22 at 1pm CDT (12noon MDT). The webinar will  focus on growing your advocacy network during NHCW and using social media metrics and evaluation tools to analyze growth. Register today!

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Two Months Closer to National Health Center Week!

We are two months closer to #NHCW16! This year's theme is Celebrating America's Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health. It's a great time to share stories of your health center's innovation in your local community. Annually, we set aside three days during the week to recognize special populations served by Health Centers. See the schedule below. Public Housing Health Centers Day- Tuesday, 8/9 Health Care for the Homeless Day- Wednesday,

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Plan events early in order to invite Congresspeople who recess in August

Congresspeople are in recess during the month of August, but usually use that time to connect with people and events in their districts.  Since they plan their travels during recess several weeks ahead of time, be sure to plan your event, contact Robbie Adams, HCAN Communications Manager about it at radams@hcanebraska.org and add it to the calendar of national events at http://www.healthcenterweek.com/submit-your-event.cfm .

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Save the Date: NHCW TeleForum to Take Place Wednesday, August 13th at 2PM CT (1PM MT)

The National Health Center Week (NHCW) 2014 kickoff is just a few days away! In celebration of NHCW, please join NACHC President and CEO Tom Van Coverden, as well as Health Center representatives for an exciting call with HHS and HRSA officials to help celebrate NHCW on Wednesday, August 13that 3PM ET. Click here to sign up to receive the call, or dial 1-877-229-8493 and enter PIN 15035 to join the call directly on Wednesday.

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