Entries by Nancy Shawver

Patient Entrance at Building A is Now Open

  Starting Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, Patients will see a renovated main entrance at Swope Health Central, 3801 Blue Parkway. For the past several weeks, Patients have been guided to use the C Building, while the A Building entrance was renovated. The vestibule renovation is now complete and the main entrance re-opens starting Monday. Patient […]

Take Steps to Celebrate Holidays – SAFELY

As we approach the winter holiday season, across the United States, COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise. All of us at Swope Health encourage you to focus on precautions to celebrate safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the safest way to celebrate this holiday season is to stay at home with the […]

Use C Entrance while Main Entrance is Renovated

Reminder: the Main entrance at Building A is closed and Patients will enter using a new temporary entrance at the C Building. This temporary move is to accommodate the renovation of the A Building vestibule, which will be part of a larger new lobby development project. This vestibule work will continue through Jan. 11, 2021. The […]

A Second Chance – A Welcome Diversion

Recently, a small group of nine Kansas City residents got together on a virtual meeting with Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Jean Peters Baker, Rev. John Miles of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church and representatives of Swope Health. The occasion was a celebration, marking the first graduating class to successfully complete a new counseling program. As […]

Simple and Healthy: A New Thanksgiving Tradition

The holidays are just around the corner and, for many of us, it’s a season that tempts us with special treats – cookies, egg nog, pies, candy canes! It doesn’t have to be a season that brings weight gain, however, if you start with a plan. Priscilla Perez Schmid, Swope Health’s Clinical Registered Dietitian, suggests […]

Be Safe This Thanksgiving

With more than 1 million COVID-19 cases reported in the U.S. in early November and local numbers setting new records daily, the Thanksgiving Holiday this week calls for more preparation than usual. This year, the focus must be on precautions to celebrate safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the safest way to […]

Swope Health CEO Appointed to National Task Force Addressing Racism

Jeron Ravin, JD, President and CEO of Swope Health, was recently appointed to the newly formed National Association of Community Health Center’s (NACHC) Task Force on Addressing Racism. Task force members are charged with transforming NACHC into an anti-racist, multicultural organization and developing actionable strategies to lead the health center movement and the country in […]