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  • September 20, 2018

    Commit to Fit! 2018 Fall 4 Fitness Business-to-Business Challenge Registration now open to Genesee County Businesses, Organizations, and Community Groups

    To promote health and wellness within the local business community while creating some “healthy” competition, Commit to Fit! is pleased to present the 2018 Fall 4 Fitness Challenge. Now in its eighth year, the community-wide, business-to-business wellness challenge will take place from October 1st to October 31st. Pre-registration for businesses,...READ MORE
  • September 19, 2018

    Michigan Health Endowment Fund Awards Two-Year Grant to Greater Flint Health Coalition to Address the Opioid Epidemic in Flint & Genesee County

    The Michigan Health Endowment Fund has awarded the Greater Flint Health Coalition (GFHC) a two-year $499,950 grant to implement a Community-Wide Strategy to Address the Opioid Epidemic. This project, led by the GFHC Mental Health & Substance Use Task Force will engage children, seniors, and community residents most impacted by...READ MORE
  • June 11, 2018

    Flint Registry Pre-Enrollment Now Open

    People who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the Flint Water System after April 25, 2014 will soon be able to participate in a voluntary secure registry which will aim to connect them to programs and other resources that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health while...READ MORE
  • June 8, 2018

    Register now for the 2018 Commit to Fit! Walk to Wellness Challenge!

    During the month of July, Genesee County & Flint residents will be encouraged to log their steps online at Commit2fit.com. All residents that reach the daily goal of 8,000 steps will be entered into a drawing for great prizes such as Flint Farmers’ Market gift cards. To encourage walking outdoors,...READ MORE
  • May 22, 2018

    GFHC Board of Directors passes a resolution in opposition to implementing work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries in Michigan as proposed in Senate Bill 0897

    On May 21, 2018 the GFHC Board of Directors passed a resolution in opposition to implementing work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries in Michigan as proposed in Senate Bill 0897. This was resolution was passed because work requirements will reduce access to health care services, increase barriers to care especially among...READ MORE
  • April 10, 2018

    West Shore Elementary and Goodrich High School Win the Third Annual Commit to Fit! Active Schools Challenge

    GENESEE COUNTY, MI (April 12, 2018) – West Shore Elementary and Goodrich High School students and staff have won the third annual Greater Flint Health Coalition Commit to Fit! Active Schools Challenge. The Commit to Fit! Active Schools Challenge was designed to promote health and wellness within local schools while...READ MORE
  • March 15, 2018

    Registration now open for the 2018 C.A.R.E. Summit!

    The 2018 Community Advocate Resource Empowerment (C.A.R.E.) Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. This summit will include motivational topics, breakout sessions, and local resources- all community outreach workers are encouraged to attend. This Summit is free, however, registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-advocate-resource-empowerment-summit-care-summit-tickets-43657078497...READ MORE
  • March 1, 2018

    2018 Outstanding Community Partner Award Winner- Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program

    The Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities Program staff were awarded the 2018 Michigan Occupational Special Populations Association (MOSPA) Outstanding Community Partner Award! The MOSPA State Awards provide an opportunity to recognize individuals, programs, and businesses that have made outstanding contributions in the area of Special Populations and/or Occupational Programs....READ MORE