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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Celebrates Health Center Week August 7-13

August 4, 2016

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod is organizing a number of events from August 7-13 to help celebrate National Health Center Week.  Community Health Centers deliver high quality, cost effective, accessible care to more than 24 million patients,  while serving as critical economic engines helping to power local economies and saving the healthcare system $24 billion annually.

During Health Center Week, Community Health Center of Cape Cod will be hosting a medication assisted therapy discussion with members of the Health Center’s behavioral health team on Tuesday, August 9.  Discussion topics include what addiction really is, medications the Health Center offers and what treatment is available at CHC.

On Wednesday, August 10, representatives from Community Health Center of Cape Cod, Duffy Health Center, Harbor Community Health Center-Hyannis, Island Health Care and Outer Cape Health Services will host a legislative breakfast, discussing what their centers are doing to transform the patient experience, focusing on innovation within the health centers.  Throughout Health Center Week, staff at CHC will be visiting outreach and community partners to visit and share information about the Health Center and services provided, as part of the CHC on the Road initiative.

In addition, the Health Center is organizing activities throughout Health Center Week to thank and acknowledge their staff for the great work they do in providing high quality, integrated health care services to the community.