Family Health Center is offering diabetes classes to support patients in their journey to a healthy lifestyle. The classes are fun, engaging and free! Join us for a free four-week class for diabetic patients. If you have diabetes, these one-hour weekly classes can help you improve your health. Week 1: Diabetes and Your Health. Our…

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Family Health Center hosted a fun event with a serious goal: educating teens about alcohol and drugs. The theme of the Jan. 22-25 event was “Shatter the Myths.” Partnering with Prevention Works, we set up an information table at our Paterson campus, offering snacks, information packets (in both English and Spanish) and experts who could…

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Family Health Center’s newly constructed, state-of-the-art Outdoor Fitness Park will bring fun and fitness to the community when it’s unveiled this spring. Located on Alcott Street next to FHC’s Alcott campus, the Outdoor Fitness Park will be open to the entire community all day every day, and at no cost to users. FHC will also…

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When Mary Lewis received her hard-earned bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University on December 15, she thought that would be the highlight of her month. Turns out she has two great things to celebrate. Lewis, Practice Director at Family Health Center, is this year’s United Way Sweepstakes automobile winner. She was chosen at random from…

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Don’t be surprised if someone buys you a coffee or helps pay for your groceries with a $5 bill and an encouraging hashtag. It’s all part of an effort by staff at Family Health Center to do random acts of kindness in the community. At recent staff meetings, FHC employees received $5 bills with the…

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Family Health Center’s ninth annual Back To School Bash will help local children get ready for school in a fun way while making sure their immunizations are up to date. The event happens Friday, Aug. 17, from noon to 5 p.m. “Students who aren’t fully immunized may be kept out of school. Not only does…

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Up to 20,000 Michigan residents, including as many as 6,000 in the Kalamazoo area, could lose their Medicaid expansion health insurance coverage if they don’t complete a health risk assessment by the end of March. “Without immediate action, hundreds of patients in the Kalamazoo area may lose their health insurance coverage under Healthy Michigan,” said…

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Our deepest thanks go to the Gazelle Sports Foundation, which recently awarded a grant to Family Health Center to make exercise equipment and wellness programs available to families in the Edison Neighborhood. FHC was one of five recipients of grants totaling $25,000. Read more about the grants here. Image: Sura Nualpradid/freedigitalphotos.net

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Public Media Network‘s cable program, K-12 360, stopped by the Paterson campus to report on Family Health Center’s mobile health clinic. Check out the interview with Denise Crawford and a video tour of the unit here.

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