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Many children in the Kansas City area do not receive the healthcare they need or deserve. That's where Score 1 for Health comes in. We focus on reaching children in greatest need by administering free, comprehensive health screenings in an environment that's safe and easy:
the child's own school.
Our goal is to ensure that Kansas City's elementary children have the ability to succeed early in life, not limited by undiscovered health problems.
Contact InformationPhone: 816-654-7960 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMailing address: KCUMB, Attn: Score 1 for Health1750 Independence AvenueKansas City, MO 64106
The Score 1 for Health program is a community outreach effort
provided by Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. A staff
of registered nurses, nutrition experts and support staff administer the
program and KCUMB’s first- and
second-year osteopathic medical students participate in health screening days,
gaining valuable clinical experience in pediatric health assessment
while providing an important community service. Our efforts are made possible by those
who are committed to the Score 1 for Health goal: healthier kids for a
healthier future. As we remain focused to this vital community outreach,
we continue to expand our community partnerships, providing access for
even more children and families each year.
The annual Deron Cherry Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament provides financial support for Score 1 for Health. Click here to find out more about the tournament and sponsorship opportunities.
Score 1 for Health facilitates
partnerships with more than 20 allied health schools to provide future
physicians, dentists, nurses, occupational therapists, speech/language
pathologists and medical assistants with clinical experience in
pediatric and community health assessments. Click here to find out more about partnering with Score 1 for Health.
Score 1 for Health has received significant
the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, REACH Healthcare Foundation, NFL Charities, Kansas Health Foundation and W.T. Kemper Foundation.
www.healthcare4kc.org | www.reachhealth.org | www.kansashealth.org | www.jointheteam.com
Score 1 for Health volunteers offer their
time and expertise to ensure that each screening goes as smoothly as
possible. We rely on their help to make this program work. Find out more about becoming a volunteer and making a difference in the health of Kansas City kids.
1750 Independence AvenueKansas City, Mo. 64106-14531-800-234-4847 | 816-654-7000