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Jon Wollenzien, CEO, and Luke Putnam, Director of Human Resources, Appears on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio

On Saturday, August 8, YourTown Health’s CEO, Jon Wollenzien, and director of human resources, Luke Putnam, appeared as guests on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio.  During the show, Wollenzien, Putnam, and “Lenz on Business” host, Jon Waterhouse, spoke about how YourTown Health differentiates itself as a community health center and its unique response to … Continue reading “Jon Wollenzien, CEO, and Luke Putnam, Director of Human Resources, Appears on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio”

What is a Community Health Center? And Why Are These Centers So Fundamental to Good Healthcare?

YourTown Health is a network of eight non-profit Community Health Centers located in communities that would otherwise have limited access to affordable, quality healthcare, especially if you’re uninsured or underinsured. If you’re asking yourself, “What is a Community Health Center?”, you’re in the right place. Continue reading to learn what they are, why they are … Continue reading “What is a Community Health Center? And Why Are These Centers So Fundamental to Good Healthcare?”

What’s the New Normal?

As shelter in-place orders are lifted across the country and people have returned to routines and activities, many wonder what the “new normal” will look like: now and post coronavirus.  At the forefront of those conversations is discussion around public health and safety best practices. At YourTown Health, we are dedicated to being in the … Continue reading “What’s the New Normal?”

Summer Health Safety Tips

Summer is here!  That means gorgeous weather, plenty of sunshine, and outdoor activities with friends and family. However, this summer will look different than most as we continue to fight the coronavirus. As the temperatures rise and more people begin to resume “normal” activities, we’re sharing important summer health safety tips to ensure you and … Continue reading “Summer Health Safety Tips”

COVID-19 Testing 101

During this pandemic, it is probably unlikely that you have not heard of the widespread development and utilization of COVID-19 testing options around the world. Whether you are trying to make the decision to receive a test yourself, refer a friend or family member to receive a test, or if you are just curious about … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing 101”

Top Five Preventative Health Measures Men Should Take

June is an important month for men! Not only was Father’s Day on the 16th, but National Men’s Health Week also took place during the 10th through the 16th. This month is great for highlighting men’s health issues that they may face in their lifetime.  While this is not the case for everyone, some men … Continue reading “Top Five Preventative Health Measures Men Should Take”

YourTown Health Response to COVID-19

There is a lot of information currently circulating regarding the Coronavirus. We would like to inform you of some facts regarding this illness. Coronavirus usually causes an upper respiratory tract illness much like the common cold. Patients with this new coronavirus have had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, body aches, fatigue and … Continue reading “YourTown Health Response to COVID-19”

Here’s To Your Heart Health

February is Heart Month, a great time to learn more about your heart and how to keep it healthy. We also celebrate Go Red for Women Day on Friday, February 7. It’s a day to wear red and raise awareness about cardiovascular disease in women. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease … Continue reading “Here’s To Your Heart Health”

Small Steps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Ah, those infamous New Year’s resolutions… Do you tend to make – and break – the same resolutions every year? If so, you’re not alone. According to U.S. News and World Report, 80% of us will fail. One study even credits January 17 as the day that most people will bail on their fitness resolutions. … Continue reading “Small Steps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions”

8 Ways to Help Kids Stay Active on Holiday Break

It never fails. Two days into holiday break and suddenly everyone is bored. Quick! Before the kids turn into couch potatoes glued to their video games, it’s time to come up with a game plan of your own. Here are our top 8 tips for keeping the kids active during holiday break: 1.Make a holiday … Continue reading “8 Ways to Help Kids Stay Active on Holiday Break”