May 07, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Health Commission Invites Community Feeback

The Health Commission, formerly known as the Springfield-Greene County Regional Health Commission, would like to announce a unique opportunity for community members to provide information to the commission about healthcare access in the area. Information from these focus groups will guide the work of The Health Commission as they proceed with exploring health care access in our community. Men and women over the age of 18 that do not have health insurance or men and women that are covered by MO HealthNet (Medicaid) are invited to attend a focus group to provide information to The Health Commission regarding barriers associated with accessing health care services in our community. The Health Commission will also be gathering information about health care needs. Refreshments will be served and a financial gift will be available for participants. The Health Commission will hold these focus groups on the following dates and times:

Bryles Research Firm
1525 E. Republic Rd.
Suite A 130
Springfield MO  65804

May 17, 2010
May 18, 2010
May 19, 2010

Participants must be registered to attend these forums and receive their financial gift.  Participants will not be allowed to participate without prior registration.  In order to register, please call Carmen Parker Bradshaw at 417-864-1573 by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2010.

For more information contact: Carmen Parker Bradshaw, Executive Director, The Health Commission, 417-864-1573

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227 E. Chestnut Expwy. • Springfield, MO 65802
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