Free Child Wellness Events a SUCCESS!
Through a unique collaboration with University of Michigan Flint School of Nursing, NEMCSA HeadStart and Early Head Start provided health screenings to 134 children this summer. The following were some of the activities provided to the families in attendance:
- Light refreshments
- Well-child exams
- Hearing & vision Screenings, and more!
Tricia Grifka, Early Childhood Services Director for NEMCSA stated, “This is a phenomenal example of collaboration. The service and commitment to families shown by NEMCSA staff and U of M Flint School of Nursing students is inspiring. Due to their creativity and hard work, 134 more children are healthy and ready to learn. Healthy children mean healthy communities, and that’s what Head Start,Community Action, and nursing are all about.”