(SAPULPA, OK – January 26, 2017) According to the State of the State’s Health Report Card, Creek County received a “D” in Poor Physical Health Days. Good Samaritan Health Services is working to help improve this rating by providing a free, mobile, primary care medical clinic to uninsured persons in the Creek County area.
Ben Dodwell, Administrator with Good Samaritan Health Services, will be at Creek County Literacy Program, 15 North Poplar Street in Sapulpa on Wednesday, February 15 at 5:30pm to present information on services provided and answer any questions. This free workshop is open to the public.
“The Sapulpa clinic is held on the first and third Wednesday evenings of each month at First Baptist Church, 200 South Elm Street in Sapulpa. Patients will need to arrive by 5:00pm to be seen by a doctor, or make an appointment for a future clinic,” shared Dodwell. Services include: primary care health services, free lab services and free medications. Complete information can be found at www.goodsamaritanhealth.org .
Learning About the Services of Good Samaritan Health Services is a health literacy outreach project of Creek County Literacy Program, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, with funding provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For more information or to register, call 918-224-9647.
About Creek County Literacy Program
For 28 years CCLP has worked to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. One in six adults 18-24 years old in our county do not have a high school diploma. One in nine adults 25 years of age and older in our county do not have a high school diploma. Thirty-six percent of students K-3 in our county receive reading remediation. Through extensive outreach and collaboration with a network of community partners, CCLP strives to ensure that individuals who need to improve their literacy skills receive the help they need. CCLP’s Mission is to help every child and adult in Creek County to read through tutoring, technology and health literacy outreaches. CCLP’s Vision is for every child and adult in Creek County to read proficiently.