Caregiving often takes a community, whether that means a group of health
care professionals, family members, friends or a combination. Health centers
in local communities can be a vital part of well-being too.
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Health Centers, one in every 15 people in the United States depends on
health center services. Take a look here for the list of how each day
of that week will focus on a different aspect of community health.
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