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The MolinaCares Accord Donates $10,000 to Western Wayne Family Health Centers in Support of COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach Program

The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Michigan, has donated $10,000 to the Western Wayne Family Health Centers in support of a COVID-19 vaccination/health outreach program.

“MolinaCares is committed in to keeping our community healthy and safe,” said Dr. David Donigian, chief medical officer of Molina Healthcare of Michigan. “We are grateful for this opportunity to partner with Western Wayne Family Health Centers to expand COVID-19 outreach efforts and to help address COVID-19 related health disparities among high-risk and underserved populations.”

Funding will go towards expanding COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and treatment, as well as outreach events for Western Wayne Family Health Center.

“As we encourage people who may be hesitant to get vaccinated to come in for their COVID-19 shots, support from MolinaCares really helps us out,” said Linda Atkins, chief executive officer of Western Wayne Family Health Centers. “We can offer small incentives and make it easier for families to get vaccinated by offering micro clinics in their neighborhoods.”

About The MolinaCares Accord:
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.

About Western Wayne Family Health Centers
Western Wayne Family Health Centers (WWFHC) opened in 2006 as the first community health center organization in Out-Wayne County. Now with four locations (Inkster, Taylor, Lincoln Park and Dearborn), WWFHC offers “one-stop” care to people of all ages. Both uninsured and insured people are welcome to get primary care, OB/GYN, dental, behavioral health and addiction medicine services. WWFHC responds to the needs of the communities they serve, demonstrated in 2020 and 2021 with COVID-19 testing and vaccination services. For more information, visit www.fhc.org/

This article originally appeared in Molina Health Care News. Read more here

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