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City of Clarksville allocates funds for COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Programs

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council recently directed $1.4 million from federal Community Development Block Grant and CARES Act coronavirus relief funding into local programs designed to help people overcome pandemic-related economic challenges.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation awards Matthew Walker Grant to APSU for 10th year

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU) 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation has awarded nearly $15,000 to the Austin Peay State University Foundation through the Matthew Walker Grant for the 10th consecutive year. The funding will benefit the APSU School of Nursing.

Austin Peay State University Nursing Faculty members Dr. Doris Davenport, Dr. Patty Orr and Dr. Shondell Hickson. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Nursing Faculty members Dr. Doris Davenport, Dr. Patty Orr and Dr. Shondell Hickson. (APSU)

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APSU School of Nursing names floor after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – A few years ago, Kristin Meeks was worried about her future. The Austin Peay State University student worked two jobs to help pay for school, but she’d need more free time if she wanted to enroll in APSU’s prestigious School of Nursing.

“Nursing is my calling because I’ve always been drawn to science and to helping people,” she said. “But the program is really demanding, so you don’t have a lot of extra time to work.”

APSU officially names nursing floor of the McCord Building after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation.

APSU officially names nursing floor of the McCord Building after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation.

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APSU School of Nursing partners with Matthew Walker Health Center in diabetes management

 

Austin Peay State University Nursing Program

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – With the help of a national competitive grant, the Austin Peay State University School of Nursing is partnering with the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center to provide a diabetes management program for low-income adults.

APSU’s nursing students, as part of requirements in the Community Health course, will work with patients at Matthew Walker’s local health center on Dover Road. Specifically, they will be at the center twice a week, educating patients on disease management. «Read the rest of this article»

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center celebrates National Health Center Week

 

The Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center As a part of the National Health Center Week is offering Back-to-School Physicals, Immunizations, Blood Glucose Screenings, and Blood Pressure Screenings until Friday. (See the complete Schedule below) There will be Fun Give-aways for all ages, Healthy Snacks, and Much more. Best of all, the event is free for families without health insurance!

The Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center is located at 230 Dover Road in Clarksville Tennessee. For more information call (931) 920-5000. «Read the rest of this article»

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Celebrates National Health Center Week

 

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health CenterIt’s that time of year again, as Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center takes on National Health Center week, Turning the Vision into Reality August 9th thru the 13th, 2010.

We will offer free services to the community including back-to-school physicals, immunizations, blood glucose screenings and blood pressure screenings. All back-to-school physicals and immunizations will be provided for free, as well, to those without health insurance. For those with Tenncare or private insurance, co-pays will be waived. «Read the rest of this article»

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Matthew Walker Health Center-Clarksville marks National Health Center Week with Patient Appreciation Week

 

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center-Clarksville will observe National Health Center Week, August 10th thru 14th. The event will be marked by Patient Appreciation Week of services.

mwchc logo“Celebrating America ’s Health Centers: Where ACCESS and QUALITY CARE Begin” is our theme for National Health Center Week 2009, according to Dell Johnson, director of marketing. It highlights the record of Health Centers in providing affordable, high quality, cost-effective health care to all people, regardless of ability to pay.

Community Health Centers serve 18 million people at more than 7,000 sites located throughout all 50 states and U.S. territories.  MWCHC serves over 28,000 residents in Middle Tennessee, including its Clarksville facility. «Read the rest of this article»

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center to expand Clarksville Clinic Services

 

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Inc.

With the receipt of targeted stimulus funding, Matthew Walker’s Clarksville Clinic will increase staff, care offerings and hours. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding allows for expansion of medical care services available at the local clinic which serves four counties. Community outreach programs may grow as well.

(Nashville, TN)  Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC) was recently awarded $711,163 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (AARA) of 2009 by the U.S. Department of Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA).  This AARA funding is a mechanism of the Obama Administration’s unprecedented effort to jumpstart the economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so the country can thrive in the 21st century. «Read the rest of this article»

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“See Me Safe” promotes use of child safety seats

 

see-me-safeNASHVILLE, TN: Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death among children in the United States . According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), child safety seats reduce fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers. See Me Safe, a Child Passenger Safety (CPS) program, recently held an event at the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center to address this critical issue by providing families essential training and information on how to keep their children safe while in their vehicles.

car_seatSee Me Safe, developed by Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, in partnership with Meharry Medical College, shows families how to keep their children safe by providing them hands-on instruction from CPS-certified technicians on the proper installation of their car seats. The program addresses some common issues, such as how to properly strap the seat into a vehicle, and explains the correct age, weight, and height requirements for each type of seat. See Me Safe will partner with Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center for its Nashville child passenger safety seat efforts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Matthew Walker Health Center announces revival of Double Dutch Fitness Initiative

 

It is a common complaint that our young people do not get enough physical exercise. Too soon in their academic career playtime at recess is done away with and static sitting dominates their time. The Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center is seeking to change that paradigm. The health center conglomerate has announced plans to revive the ‘Double Dutch’ fitness initiative in Middle Tennessee community schools.

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center heads up the Nashville Reviving Double Dutch Program

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center

Nashville, TN: Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center and the Department of Health and Human Services Regional IV Offices in Atlanta, Georgia are committed to advancing the health of the Nashville Community.  The Center was awarded a grant to facilitate the Reviving Double Dutch Program in the Nashville Community, the program seeks to motivate, educate and empower children ages 8 to 18 years old to increase their free-time physical activity levels. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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