Aug. 7: Amoskeag Health celebrates its nearly 18,000 patients during National Health Center Week

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MANCHESTER, NH – On August 7, 2019, Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center, will celebrate their patients at all four of their Manchester locations in honor of National Health Center Week (Aug. 4-10). Health centers across the country provide patients with access to comprehensive primary and preventive care. Amoskeag Health currently has 17,447 active patients, and close to 15,000 of those patients accessed services last year for affordable and accessible health care for themselves and their families.

Amoskeag Health is part of a nationwide network of locally-run health centers that serve more than 28 million people nationwide. Amoskeag Health is on the front line of national public health challenges –caring for veterans, providing opioid treatment, and responding to families in crisis.

Dr. Laura Fry and one of her patients.

“At Amoskeag Health, we are extremely proud to be part of a critical network of our nation’s federally qualified health centers that provide access to primary, behavioral, prenatal, optometric, and podiatric care, and enabling support services like case management, nutrition, legal assistance, and others within our local communities. National Health Center Week’s Patient Appreciation Day provides us with an opportunity to express our gratitude to our patients, and to have them help us celebrate over 50 years of high-quality health and enabling services provided across our country via the community health system.”-Kris McCracken, President & CEO of Amoskeag Health

National Health Center Week is an annual celebration across the United States with the goal of raising awareness of the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades.

Please visit amoskeaghealth.org for a comprehensive list of programs and services. Stop by one of Amoskeag Health’s locations to participate on Wednesday, August 7.


Amoskeag Health is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Founded in 1980, The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children & Teens, formerly Child Health Services, is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves nearly 18,000 active patients at four locations in Manchester. For more information visit www.amoskeaghealth.org