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08/02/2021 04A.i. National Health Center Week proclamation 1 , • rr 11 \giar i�O enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No.A.i. For Meeting of:August 2, 2021 ITEM TITLE: National Health Center Week proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price,Assistant to the City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Yakima Neighborhood Health CEO, Rhonda Hauff, and Board Chairman Don Hinman will be accepting the proclamation. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type 0 National Health Center Week proclamation t/20/2021 Corer Memo 2 CITY OE YAlIUtA wifiEnfis, (Yakima Neighborhood Wealth Services is a vital pan of our community's health care system; and BERMS, our community's health centers expand access to quality health care for all people, helping to contain costs by encouraging prevention andintegrating the delivery of primary care with outreach, patient education, translation, and other services; and WHEREAS, during National-Community health Center Week, we annually recognize the importance of these health centers for their role in providing affordable and accessible care; WifiERMS, community health centers also play a significant role as major local employers and an important source of economic growth;WifiERMS, (Yakima Neighborhood Wealth Services, partnering with the other community health centers and many agencies in (Yakima County, has led the effort to help uninsured residents enroll in a health insurance plan that meets their needs and their budget; and WHEREAS, `Yakima Neighborhood health Services has grown from a staff of five to more than 300 employees serving more than 100,000 people up and down the (Yakima 'Valley, NOW, `JTE CFJFO12E, I, Patricia(Byers, *tayorof the City of Yakima and on behalf of the (Yakima City Council, do hereby proclaim the weekoffugust 8-14, 2021 as "NATIONAL WEAL CEYFE12 fl" in the city of(Yakima and urge our community to recognize the multitude of ways in which community health centers help those in need. Dated this 2"'day of August, 2021 Patricia cByers, *tayor