Family First Health to Host AIDS Memorial Rededication at Albemarle Park
Mayor C. Kim Bracey and Representative Kevin Schreiber to Present Proclamations
WHEN: Monday, December 2
TIME: 2 pm
A rededication ceremony of the AIDS Memorial at Albemarle Park will be held to commemorate World AIDS Day. Mayor C. Kim Bracey and Representative Kevin Schreiber will present proclamations. Attendees will have the opportunity to tie red ribbons around tree branches for remembrance.
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.
AIDS Memorial at Albemarle Park
Albemarle, Edison & Lehman Streets
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Family First Health held a clean up day at Albemarle Park on November 16. On December 2, they will be presenting plans for future park cleanup and plans for the memorial.
The Caring Together program, a collaborative partnership of Family First Health and WellSpan Health, provides a seamless system of coordinated, high quality care for people who are HIV positive so they can easily access the services they need. In FY 2012, Family First Health served 581 clients with HIV, including 54 new clients, and administered 3,449 HIV screenings. Rapid HIV screening has been integrated into routine medical visits at all Family First Health locations.
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About Family First Health
Founded in 1970, York Health Corporation, now Family First Health, is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center dedicated to providing a broad range of primary health, dental care and social services at its sites on South George Street in York, Hannah Penn Middle School, Lewisberry, Hanover and Gettysburg. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Family First Health offers a reduced fee program for the uninsured and accepts most other health insurances. For more information regarding the programs and services offered through Family First Health, please visit the Web site at www.familyfirsthealth.org. Se habla español.