On December 21 — the first day of winter and the longest night of the year — NHFHS’ Health Care for the Homeless Program team and community partners remembered and honored our patients who passed away in 2020 while experiencing homelessness with a virtual observance.
New Horizon Family Health Services is pleased to welcome a new provider to our team! Sherry Kostman, PsyD has joined NHFHS as our Behavioral Health Director. A Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kostman has worked in the behavioral health field for more than 20 years and has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, a Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago and is currently completing a Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is also a Certified Case Manager (CCM) through the Commission for Case Management Certification. NHFHS offers behavioral health services to patients as part of our integrated approach to care. To make an appointment with a Clinical Counselor, please ask your NHFHS primary care provider for a referral.
Do you know your HIV status? On Tuesday, December 1, join NHFHS’ Ryan White Program team for a World AIDS Day HIV Awareness Event from 9 am – 4 pm at our 975 W. Faris Road office in Greenville. If you’ve got a minute, you can get screened for HIV as well as learn more about HIV prevention including PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) and HIV treatment options. Visit www.newhorizonfhs.org/programs/ryan-white-program/ for more information about the Ryan White Program.
Do you know your status? 14% of people living with HIV don’t know they are infected. Join us on Tuesday, September 29 and Thursday, October 1 as NHFHS’ Ryan White Program Team hosts HIV Screening & Education Events at our Greenville and Greer medical offices.
National Health Center Week (NHCW)
This year’s theme is “Community Health Centers: Lighting the Way for Healthier Communities Today and in the Future.”
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Monday, August 10 at 11:00 AM
Health Care for the Homeless Program Mobile Medical Unit Virtual Tour
Have you seen our Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Mobile Medical Unit in your community? Join us as we take you on a virtual tour of the 35-foot “doctor’s office on wheels” with HCH Program Director, Brandon Cook.
Tuesday, August 11 at 10:00 AM
“What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Visit” Facebook Live Event
Tune in as New Horizon Family Dental Care’s Chief of Dentistry, Dr. Emily Colao, shares what you can expect at your child’s first dental visit and how practicing smart dental habits at an early age can help keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy.
Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00 AM
Virtual Story Time!
Tune in for a virtual story time in English and Español with Ms. Jessica St. John, FNP and Mr. Francisco Rojo, FNP.
Drive-Thru Backpack Giveaway! – Saturday. August 15
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
975 W. Faris Road, Greenville
- Free Backpack for the first 250 kids
- Free school supplies (while they last)
- Community Resources
- Attendees must stay in vehicle and wear a mask.
Sponsored by Healthy Blue SC
All Week – Children’s Coloring Contest!
To participate, download the NHCW coloring page below or pick up from our office for your child to have some coloring fun! Return to any office, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post on Facebook and tag NHFHS by August 13 for a chance to win a back-to-school supply gift card.
Want to learn more about HIV testing, treatment and prevention options? On Friday, June 26, NHFHS’ Ryan White Program team will host an HIV Education & Prevention Day table at our 975 W. Faris Road office in Greenville from 9 am-4 pm. A limited number of confidential HIV screenings will be available and priority will be given to individuals with identified exposure risk factors.
The CDC recommends that everyone wear cloth face coverings when leaving their homes, regardless of whether they have fever or symptoms of COVID-19. Learn more about cloth face coverings and recommendations from the CDC on how to wear one correctly.
The Greenlink bus stop in front of the New Horizon Family Health Services West Faris Road Office will be back in service beginning July 1st.