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For Immediate Release
July 28, 2017
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Bernadette Morris
Sonshine Communications
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(BPRW) Jessie Trice Community Health Center Partners with the Urban League of Greater Miami to Prepare Students for a Healthy School Year

(Black PR Wire) Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc. (JTCHC) has partnered with the Urban League of Greater Miami to provide students in the Liberty City area of Miami-Dade County with free immunizations, screenings and oral health education, in preparation for the upcoming school year.

“This initiative is the first of many taking place this summer to ensure students throughout Miami-Dade County are healthy and ready for the new school year,” says Annie Neasman, President & CEO of JTCHC.  “Ensuring a healthy community is our obligation and we are happy to have such great community partners like the Urban League, Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Borinquen Medical Centers. It is because of their continued support that we are able to properly serve our communities.”

Upcoming dates for student immunizations and health screenings include:

Charles Drew K-8 Center

July 31st and August 1st

1775 NW 60th St.

Miami, FL 33142

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

 “Every year, students are required to have proper immunizations before entering school,” says T. Willard Fair, President and CEO, Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc. “We encourage parents to take advantage of this opportunity and prepare their children for a healthy school year.”

The Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc. is a Florida 501(c)3, not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center, which has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. A community mainstay, JTCHC owns and/or operates fifty-four (54) facilities, which includes eleven (11) Comprehensive Primary Care centers, including a women’s substance use residential program, forty (40) school-based locations and two (2) university centers. JTCHC’s multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary staff serves a diverse population of over 47,000 patients who make more than 187,000 visits annually. WE KNOW how to satisfy our patients and have been doing so for decades.