Connectus Health Recognizes National Health Center Week with Free Services and Giveaways

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- To celebrate National Health Center Week, Connectus Health is offering free walk-in services and giveaways from Aug. 13-17, at both its Vine Hill and Priest Lake clinics.

Each day has a health-related theme, with the schedules varying slightly by clinic. Details are below and at www.connectus.org. The week also includes a lunch discussion at each clinic about how community health centers can best support those experiencing addiction and substance abuse. To  learn more about Connectus Health, call (615) 292-9770 or visit www.connectus.org.

WHO: Connectus Health, a federally qualified health center with clinics in Vine Hill and Priest Lake

WHAT: National Health Center Week celebration featuring daily health themes, free services and giveaways

WHEN: August 13-17 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri.)

WHERE: Connectus Health clinics in Vine Hill (601 Benton Avenue, 37204) and Priest Lake (2637 Murfreesboro Pike, 37217)


DETAILS
Vine Hill Schedule

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Pediatrics Focus
    FREE school/sports physicals and vaccines all day. Ages 0-18.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14 - Women's Health Focus
    FREE pap smears all day.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Addiction & Substance Abuse Focus
    FREE lunch event to discuss support for addiction and substance abuse. RSVP to info@connectus.org.  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. All welcome.

  • Thursday, Aug. 16 - Sexual Health Focus
    FREE pregnancy and STD tests all day.

  • Friday, Aug. 17 - Adult Primary Care Focus
    FREE health screenings all day*! Includes height, weight, body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks! (*Clinic closes at 2 p.m. on Fridays.)

    Priest Lake Schedule

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Pediatrics Focus
    FREE school/sports physicals and vaccines all day. Ages 0-18.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14 - Women’s Health Focus
    FREE pap smears all day.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Sexual Health Focus
    FREE pregnancy and STD tests all day.

  • Thursday, Aug. 16 - Addiction & Substance Abuse Focus
    FREE lunch event to discuss support for addiction and substance abuse. RSVP to info@connectus.org.  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. All welcome.

  • Friday, Aug. 17 - Adult Primary Care Focus
    FREE health screenings all day*! Includes height, weight, body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks! (*Clinic closes at 2 p.m. on Fridays.)

Maggie Forester