Entries by Nancy Shawver

Swope Health Supports KC PAL Vaccination Event

On Sept. 14, 2021, Swope Health provided COVID-19 vaccinations free to participants at an event at Kansas City Police Athletic League, 1801 White Ave., Kansas City, MO  64126. A total of 18 individuals received the Pfizer vaccination. Second dose of Pfizer vaccination will be offered Oct. 5, 5-7, at the KC PAL Center.  

Swope Health launches integrated care pilot, linking primary care & behavioral health

Innovative program, funded by UnitedHealthcare, aims for better health outcomes, quality care at reduced costs Swope Health today announced the launch of a program to demonstrate the effectiveness of integrated care, a model that teams primary care with behavioral healthcare and community resources. The program adopts the principles of the Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation […]

Swope Health Supports Three Weekend Vaccination Events

On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Swope Health team provided COVID-19 vaccinations at three area events: At the conference of the Kansas City chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, held at the JE Dunn Construction headquarters, 1001 Locust St., Kansas City, MO, Swope Health offered vaccinations to the 75 participants. The National Congress of Black […]

Learn about Social Media & Suicide Prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and Sept. 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. At Swope Health, we recognize it as an opportunity to share information about what you can do to help prevent suicide. Swope Health invites you to join us for a free webinar discussion from noon to 1 pm Wednesday Sept. 8.  […]

Vaccinations at 18th & Vine First Friday

Swope Health offers COVID-19 vaccinations at Jazz District First Friday   Swope Health will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at the First Friday event in the Jazz District. The Pfizer vaccine will be available to individuals age 12 and up. Individuals age 18 and under must have a parent […]

Swope Health Celebrates with Operation Breakthrough!

Sunday afternoon was full of blue skies, games, and smiles at Operation Breakthrough’s 50th anniversary Family Reunion – a picnic and street fair for member families and program alumni. Despite sultry temperatures, kids played pickleball and line-danced in the street at Operation Breakthrough’s campus at 3039 Troost Ave. About 150 families participated in the afternoon […]

New precautions to protect patients: CALL BEFORE YOU COME

With the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the Kansas City metro area, Swope Health is implementing additional changes to create a safer environment for patients and associates. Effective immediately, if you are seeking a walk-in appointment, YOU SHOULD CALL FIRST! Before you come, call: 816-923-5800. We will ask to conduct a telehealth appointment rather than […]