Swope Health is proud to participate in Kansas City’s 2021 Juneteenth Celebrations, including a Juneteenth Family Giveaway and Vaccination Event, the Juneteenth Parade and the Juneteenth Heritage Festival. The JuneteenthKC organization, a non-profit, describes Juneteenth as the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Traditionally Juneteenth is known as a […]
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Swope Health and Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church teamed up in vaccination event, held May 22, 2021, with partners including the Unified Neighborhood Initiative. Although the weather was rainy, the event continued. Partners offered giveaways including Zoo tickets, gift cards and backpacks.
Swope Health Central has completed a major redesign of its Pharmacy facility, including a new drive-through lane for fast and easy prescription services. The new space is now located on the west side of the main lobby at Swope Health Central. It’s bright and open, and at twice the size of the previous space, easy […]
On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Swope Health supported a COVID-19 vaccination event and giveaway at Memorial Baptist Church. At the event, we offered the Pfizer vaccine to those age 16 and older (under 18 with a parent or guardian). Our event co-sponsors provided food, diapers and children’s books to participants. Thanks to our partners: Happy […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has named May as Hepatitis Awareness Month. The federal health organization wants to raise awareness of what it calls a “hidden epidemic.” May 19 is declared as National Hepatitis Testing Day. Swope Health supports the awareness efforts and encourages our community to get tested and learn more about […]
Innovative grant programs help Swope Health reduce barriers to care Swope Health is encouraging women to get breast screening examinations to take better care of their own health. Breast screenings can be lifesaving. Screenings offer a chance at early detection of breast disease or cancer, and earlier detection means better chances of treatment and recovery. […]
Swope Health hosted a First Saturday free food and family essentials giveaway on Saturday, May 1. Swope Health and partners offered foods, cleaning supplies, and family health essential items – all free. The event was sponsored by Total Man, the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City, Aetna, Sysco […]
Swope Health partnered with Iglesia Bautista El Buen Pastor and United Healthcare in a vaccination event and giveaway on Saturday, May 1. At the event, at 1900 Steele Rd, Kansas City, Kansas, more than 50 people received their first Pfizer vaccine shot. Most participants were Spanish speaking and people of color and received food boxes […]
Swope Health is proud to recognize President and Chief Executive Jeron Ravin, J.D., who has been recognized by Ingram’s magazine as a member of its select class of “40 Under Forty.” The magazine annually identifies key business executives in the Kansas City metro area who are under age 40 and demonstrate leadership in the community. […]
Swope Health’s Terri Cooley-Bennett will deliver a presentation on “Trauma and Suicide” at the 2021 Mental Health Kansas City Virtual Conference on May 6-7. Suicide rates have increased rapidly in Missouri, as well as nationwide. This workshop examines the link between trauma and suicide. There is significant evidence that traumas in childhood (Adverse Childhood Experiences) […]
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