Entries by Nancy Shawver

Swope Health Receives $1.4 Million Challenge Grant, Names Honorary Capital Campaign Chairman

Swope Health announces that Wesley Fields will serve as the honorary chairman leading the capital campaign for the PACE KC Adult Wellness Center, which has just been awarded a $1.4 million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation. Fields is partner in charge of the Kansas City office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP specializing in […]

MLK Day Food Giveaway

Here are some scenes from the Jan. 17 Food Giveaway at Swope Health Central. The event, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, was supported by Harvesters and volunteers. Pat Clarke of the Oak Park Neighborhood Association Kialah Marshall, Swope Health patient advocate Event at Swope Health Central Volunteers Dennishia Toliver and Ja’Kel Ringo Volunteer Cornelius […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Discussion

Swope Health is proud to host the Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s community discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 7:30 am Monday, Jan. 17 via Zoom. The event is titled “Health Equity, Economic Development, Education: A Community Discussion” and features: Triveece Penelton, city planner and public involvement innovator, Tijaun Lee, […]

Kansas City Monarchs Announce Exclusive Partnership with Swope Health

The Kansas City Monarchs today announced an allegiance with Swope Health as its exclusive healthcare services partner. The agreement marks the first healthcare service partnership for the reigning American Association baseball champions and aligns the two organizations in a commitment to health access and social equity. “With Swope Health’s large patient population in Wyandotte County […]

COVID-19 vaccine booster recommended for 16- & 17-year-olds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended COVID-19 vaccine boosters for individuals 16 and 17 years of age. Swope Health encourages everyone 16+ to receive a booster to strengthen your protection against COVID-19. The Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to circulate in the Kansas City metro area, and the newest variant, the Omicron, […]