To identify a set of priorities within the health and healthcare space in the community that could benefit from the support of the GIC to fill gaps in access in terms of availability and importantly, economic access. The committee is acutely aware of the need to collaborate with the many components of medical care in the community and is striving not to duplicate or compete with other efforts that are underway.
We invite interested community members to participate
Our Work Plan through the end of 2019:
Read about Project Isolate Safe, a partnership between Volunteers in Medicine, the Deep Well and the Greater Island Council of Hilton Head and Bluffton’s Medical Committee in the January 4, 2020 issue of the Island Packet | Beaufort Gazette:
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We have heard a presentation from Councilman Harkins on the approach that the town is envisioning approaching physician supply. The town and Hilton Head Regional Healthcare are collaborating on this. The town is also at work on a “Healthy Hilton Head” initiative which has chosen healthy eating as its focus.
We have also heard a presentation from committee member Marsha Harrison on a very successful all volunteer “Staying Connected” program in Sun City. Can this model be expanded to include other areas of Southern Beaufort County?