United Medical Centers celebrated National Health Center Week on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by holding a health fair and also had city and county public officials present proclamations honoring the importance of UMC’s service to our community.
Present to honor and thank the UMC staff for their tireless work and dedication were Texas State Representative Poncho Nevarez, Maverick County Judge David R. Saucedo and Eagle Pass Mayor Pro Tem Yolanda Ramon. Poncho Nevarez presented the UMC with a Texas House of Representatives Proclamation honoring the important health care work that the organization does. “Health Centers play a vital role in the communities they serve by providing high quality , cost effective, and accessible primary and preventive care to all patients regardless of their ability to pay.”
Maverick County Judge David R. Saucedo and Mayor Pro Tem Ramon also addressed the UMC staff with proclamations honoring their services to our area. UMC CEO William Worrell thanked everyone in attendance and congratulated the UMC staff for their major role in providing health care for thousands of people in our community.
“National Health Center Week is a time to celebrate the work of the dedicated staff that provide care and the patients that make it their mission to address health needs. UMC is consistently working to service the needs of our community to provide quality and affordable health care with a patient-centered team.”states Worrell
National Health Center Week ran from August 13-19, bringing to light the importance of such services throughout communities such as Maverick County where such health care is greatly needed due to social economical circumstances. Organizations such as United Medical Centers are an important tool in assuring that the adequate health care is available and provided to individuals no matter their age, sex, color and economic status.