FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Courtney Lewis
FAMILY FIRST HEALTH RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE SERVICES AND IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR DELTA RESIDENTS
York, PA – Family First Health, in York, has received a $50,000 grant from the Memorial Health Fund to support its Healthy Delta initiative. Announcement of the grant was made by Jane M. Conover, President of the York County Community Foundation, whose Board of Directors approved the grant on October 26, 2016.
Jenny Englerth, CEO of Family First Health, said the funds would be used to build on the work done by the Healthy York County Coalition in 2016 by further evaluating community health status using a community health worker model and engaging stakeholders in development of a primary care service delivery model designed to improve health outcomes for individuals and families living in Delta and the surrounding areas.
Founded in 1970, Family First Health is a non-profit, federally qualified health center dedicated to increasing access to affordable, high-quality medical care, dental care and social services. Annually, they provide services to over 21,000 people at six convenient locations across Adams, Lancaster and York counties.
The Memorial Health Fund improves the complete physical, mental and social well-being of the residents of York, Pennsylvania and its surrounding communities.