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April: National Minority Health Month

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health calls April “National Minority Health Month” to focus attention on the need for vulnerable communities of racial and ethnic minorities to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Office of Minority Health notes vaccination against COVID-19 is an important tool to help stop the spread […]

Vaccination Event April 10, 2021

Announcing! Vaccination Event April 10 – sign up now! Swope Health will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Missouri residents by appointment 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Friendship Baptist Church, 3530 Chelsea Drive, Kansas City, MO 64128. For an appointment, please register at https://swopehealth.org/vaccine-registration-form/ If you need assistance registering, you may call 816-321-3333. […]

Building Bridges to Better Health

Swope Health supports National Public Health Week, April 5-11, 2021, sponsored by the American Public Health Association. The association is a non-profit member organization that champions the health of all people and communities. The observance of National Public Health Week is meant to “highlight the power of prevention, advocate for health in all policies, and […]

Mass Vaccine Event at the Zoo was Wildly Successful!

On Wednesday, March 31, Community Builders of Kansas City hosted a vaccination event at the Kansas City Zoo for Missouri residents. Swope Health teamed up with Truman Medical Centers, Children’s Mercy Hospital, the UMKC School of Medicine and the University of Kansas Medical Center to deliver nearly 2,000 vaccinations. Community partners joined in to provide […]

Family Essentials Giveaway – Saturday, April 3, at Swope Health

Please plan on joining us for another 1st Saturday Family Essentials giveaway drive-through, from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 3. This is a free event at Swope Health, 3801 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, MO, 64130. The drive-through line forms on Cleveland Avenue heading north, to turn right onto Blue Parkway and into the Swope Health Main […]

Swope Health Wins South KC Chamber Impact Award

Swope Health is proud to announce it has received The South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Special 2021 Community Impact Hero Award. “This is a special award to recognize healthcare professionals for their efforts during the pandemic,” said Vickie Wolgast, president of the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. The nominations were reviewed by a […]

Swope Health presents: Women and Civil Rights

  The Swope Health  presentation in honor of women’s history month is now available for replay at https://youtu.be/ZUprdw0fhK8. The event was held virtually on Tuesday, March 30 and featured Vanessa May, Ph.D., an associate professor of history and co-director of the Women and Gender Studies Program at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. She also […]