Boston, MA- In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, kids 18 years old and younger were given free dental screenings and fluoride treatments at Neponset Health Center this past Saturday. Staff from Neponset’s sister site, Geiger Gibson Community Health Center, and Polished provided the services.
Macaroni Kid and Thrive in Five had arts and crafts for kids (and adults) while they waited. WIC distributed free books for children and nutrition facts for families. Neighborhood Health Plan and Cassandra Desroches, a Certified Application Counselor, provided information about health insurance enrollment options.
The event was open to the public and no insurance was needed to participate. Harbor Health Services, Inc. will be hosting another event at Harbor Community Health Center-Hyannis on March 1st and Ellen Jones Community Dental Center on March 8th. Call 508-778-5400 to reserve a spot for either event and visit www.hhsi.us/events for details!