MS-CHCs will join more than 1,800 community health centers around the country with local activities ranging from free health screenings, to visits from local officials to health centers, to news conferences, to patient and provider appreciate events, to fitness activities, like the 65x65 race and other events held in communities around Mississippi to promote obesity prevention.

The 21 health centers in Mississippi serve more than 300,000 patients and provide more than 200 access points of health care service. Nationally, 1,800 health centers serve 28 million patients – a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care.  

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