Care Alliance Health Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Care Alliance Community Garden

Care Alliance Health Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Care Alliance Community Garden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Terrie Carter (216) 535-9100 x246

CARE ALLIANCE HEALTH CENTER TO HOLD RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR THE CARE ALLIANCE COMMUNITY GARDEN

CLEVELAND, OH – August 23, 2019. Care Alliance Health Center is pleased to announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Care Alliance Community Garden on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m at 2303 E 30th St, Cleveland, OH 44115. The project, sponsored by the Care Alliance Consumer Advisory Board, seeks to educate and increase access to fresh food in the Cleveland Community.

“It is essential for the community to cultivate these important community-based projects establishing food choices that promote healthy living.,” said Interim CEO, Dr. Claude Jones of Care Alliance Health Center.

The grounds for the Community Garden were donated by Pastor Julius Warfield of St. Philips Christian Church which is located directly across from Care Alliance Health Center’s Central Clinic. “In an effort to promote healthy eating education in the community, the community garden is a valuable collaboration between Care Alliance and the community. We are delighted to be a part of this effort.,” stated Pastor Julius Warfield.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

About Care Alliance Health Center.

Care Alliance is a recognized NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home and Federally funded health center dedicated to serving the needs of homeless, people in and around public housing, uninsured and underserved residents of Cuyahoga County. In 2018, Care Alliance served more than 14,900 patients, 90% of whom fall below the poverty line. Intensive outreach efforts and strong partnerships with other agencies allow Care Alliance to deliver primary medical care.

What began in 1985 as Cleveland’s “Health Care for the Homeless” has grown to encompass primary comprehensive medical care, dental care, behavioral health, and other supportive services in Cleveland. Through strategic partnerships with other safety net agencies, and the support of foundations, corporations, and residents of the community, CAHC continues to be a medical home for Cleveland residents. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, the organization is able to offer services to patients of all ages on a sliding fee scale that is based on one’s ability to pay. Care Alliance offers a full spectrum of services which include primary medical, dental, behavioral health, addiction treatment, pediatric, Ob/GYN, women’s health, pharmacy, podiatry, and HIV services. More information about the organization can be found at www.carealliance.org. # # #

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