ALBION – Lovejoy Health Center will hold their annual drive for new school supplies in celebration of National Health Center Week starting Monday, August 8 and ending Friday, August 26. All donations from the community will be brought to Albion Elementary School in an effort to supply students with the tools they need to learn and grow in the classroom.
Some of the most needed classroom supplies include No. 2 pencils, large pink erasers, colored pencils, glue sticks, lunch bags or boxes and backpacks. Every donation makes a difference!
Lovejoy Health Center is located at 7 School Street in Albion. For more information, call (207) 437-9388.
Each year the second week in August is dedicated to celebrating the services and contributions of community health centers. This year’s theme is Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health. National Health Center Week showcases the importance of these facilities and the impact they have on their communities, providing access to affordable, high quality, cost effective health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people throughout the United States.
Lovejoy Health Center is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Dedicated providers deliver high quality medical and behavioral health care to citizens in over 80 rural communities. To ensure access for everyone, HealthReach accepts Medicare, MaineCare and major insurances. In addition, an Affordable Care Program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents as well as assistance with applications for programs that help with the cost of healthcare and medications including the Health Insurance Marketplace. A private, non-profit with a 41-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations.