• Free Health and Nutrition Events, National Health Center Week 2015

    Coast Community Health Center is proud to support National Health Center Week, August 9 through 15, 2015, with free public health and nutrition events in Bandon and Port Orford.

    Get tips on healthy, budget-friendly meals and snacks for youngsters, adults and seniors. Experts from Oregon State University Extension Coos and Curry offices will share recipes and tasty food samples. Meet your Coast Community Health Center outreach workers, and feel free to ask questions about wellness resources in our area.

    National Health Center Week is a celebration of community health center success in expanding access to quality and affordable primary and preventive health care services nationwide. The event is organized by the National Association of Community Health Centers, celebrating 50 years in 2015.

    Contact Coast Community Health Center for more information, on the web at coastcommunityhealth.org. In Bandon, call 541-347-2529; in Port Orford, call 541-332-1114.

    Here’s what’s happening in your neighborhood.

     

    In Bandon

     

    Monday, August 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Ray’s Food Place, 66 Michigan Avenue, Bandon

    Allison Harris, SNAP Educator Coos County OSU Extension

    Healthy Snacks for kids, recipes and tasty samples

     

    Wednesday, August 12, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Price N’ Pride, 65 10th St SE, Bandon

    Stephanie Polizzi, Nutritionist Coos County OSU Extension

    Seniors and Nutrition, the link between poor nutrition and illness

     

    In Port Orford

     

    Tuesday, August 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Coast Community Health Outreach Office, 1320 Oregon St. Suite D, Port Orford

    Tracy Wallace, Curry County Extension Office

    Healthy Meals on a Budget, free recipes

     

    Wednesday, August 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Port of Port Orford office, 300 Dock Rd.

    Coast Community Health Center health team

    Low cost/no cost TDAP vaccines; health insurance enrollment information for Port of Port Orford fishing community

    photo outreach workers

    Coast Community Health Center outreach workers Monica Alexander, Ginger Pearson, and Helen Thompson.

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