Toni Thompson, JTCHS
Bernadette Morris, Sonshine Communications
- JTCHS to Host the FREE dental service to uninsured patients; Give Kids a Smile Day is from 9AM – 2PM at the JTCHS Corporate Office; Event is in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month-
(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL -- Get ready to smile as the Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS) will host its annual “Give Kids a Smile Day,” in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, recognized in February. This event takes place on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 9 AM – 2 PM at the JTCHS Corporate Office, located at 5607 NW 27th Avenue in Miami, Florida. During the event, uninsured children will receive FREE general dental services, such as exams, cleanings, and sealants.
“The Jessie Trice Community Health System will aim to put a smile on the faces of children for “Give Kids a Smile Day” while offering a little fun along the way,” said Dr. Deborah George, EVP/Chief Dental Officer at JTCHS. “We look forward to providing invaluable dental services to the community and brighten the smiles for our patients.”
In addition to dental screenings and cleanings, other highlights of the event include entertainment, fun activities for kids, food, fun and more. And since this event takes place during Super Bowl Weekend, two NFL Players will be on hand at the event, to inspire and provide encouragement.
“We are excited about this event and look forward to helping provide the children in our community with happy and healthy smiles, “said Dr. Olamide Atanda, Director of the JTCHS Pediatric Oral Health and Wellness Program. “I encourage parents to bring their little ones and take advantage of this opportunity.”
The Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc. is one of Miami-Dade County’s preeminent federally qualified community healthcare centers, governed by a dedicated Board of Directors and a diverse, incredibly talented, committed family of providers and staff.
The 1st Federally Qualified Health Center in the state and 5th in the nation, Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc. is a Florida 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. JTCHS served its first patients from a trailer. Now, more than fifty (50) years after its founding, JTCHS owns and operates eleven (11 Comprehensive Primary Care centers, a 40 bed Women’s Residential Center for substance use, and are located in two (2) universities and forty (40) school-based health suites.
JTCHS knows and specializes in comprehensive health, offering a myriad of services to improve the health of the community. This includes: dentistry, family medicine, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, transportation, healthy start, obstetric & gynecological care, school-based health, community health promotions, health & wellness center, pediatrics, and ancillary services. For more information on the Jessie Trice Community Health System, call 305-367-6400 or visit jtchs.org.
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