McKesson Medical-Surgical Supports National Health Center Week 2022

RICHMOND, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McKesson Medical-Surgical, an affiliate of McKesson Corporation, will participate as a silver sponsor of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) National Health Center Week 2022 (NHCW) from August 7-13. The theme for NHCW 2022 is “Community Health Centers: Chemistry for Strong Communities”.

As a strong supporter of community health centers nationwide, McKesson Medical-Surgical is a proud sponsor of seven events across the United States. McKesson Medical-Surgical will donate $1,000 per event and coordinate with these centers to support their local events. Additionally, McKesson Medical-Surgical will provide 175 kits of free items for community health centers to distribute to patients and consumers in their health care centers, including lip balm, adhesive bandages and supports, a hand sanitizer, toothpaste, tissues and other personal products.

The seven Community Health Center events sponsored by McKesson Medical-Surgical for NHCW 2022 include Spokane Community Health Association, Cumberland Family Medical Centers, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Eisner Health, Sun River Health, Tampa Family Health Centers and Terry Reilly Health Centers.

“Community Health Centers have played a vital role in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the pandemic by providing essential, accessible and equitable health care to our country’s most vulnerable patients. In addition, nearly 30 million health center patients depend on a committed network of clinicians, providers and staff providing comprehensive and effective primary care in underserved communities. Our NHCW sponsorships recognize the essential work done by these organizations and their unwavering dedication to breaking down barriers to health care,” said Ryan Klosky, director of community health center development, McKesson Medical-Surgical.

About McKesson Medical-Surgical

McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. is a subsidiary of McKesson Corporation. McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson was named a “Most Admired Company” in the Healthcare Wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a Top Military Friendly Company by Military Friendly. McKesson Medical-Surgical works with health systems, physicians’ offices, extended care providers, home patients, laboratories, payers, and others across the spectrum of care to create healthier organizations that provide better patient care in all settings. McKesson Medical-Surgical supports its clients in their operational, financial and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology and business and clinical services. For more information, visit mms.mckesson.com.

About National Health Center Week 2022

National Health Centers Week (NHCW) has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of America’s health centers. While there are countless reasons to celebrate Health Centers, one of the most important and unique is their long success in providing access to affordable, high-quality, and cost-effective health care for medically vulnerable and ill people. served in the United States. This NHCW honors those who have lost their lives during the (ongoing) COVID-19 pandemic, including frontline providers, staff and patients. To learn more about NHCW, visit www.healthcenterweek.org and follow the hashtag #NHCW22 on Twitter. To learn more about the success of the community health center, visit www.nachc.org.

About the National Association of Community Health Centers

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) was founded in 1971 to promote effective, high quality, comprehensive, accessible, culturally and linguistically competent, community-led, patient-centered health care for all. NACHC also works closely with licensed state and regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to fulfill their shared health care mission and support the growth and development of community health center programs.

Christine E. Phillips