As we remain open to serve our patients during the current Corona Virus (COVID-19) health crisis, we are working diligently to follow recommendations of the CDC and Government officials. During this especially difficult time, we hope our supporters will continue to do their part by making financial contributions or gift-in-kind donations such as PPE supplies to help your uninsured friends and neighbors of Centre County.
Testing of our patients for Corona Virus is not currently available at CVIM. The recommendation for people with mild respiratory illness is to remain at home unless they are having difficulty breathing or serious symptoms requiring possible hospitalization.
PATIENTS WHO HAVE HAD A FEVER, COUGH, ANY RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, HAVE TRAVELED INTERNATIONALLY OR DOMESTICALLY IN THE LAST 14 DAYS, OR HAVE HAD POSSIBLE CONTACT WITH A PERSON WITH CONFIRMED COVID-19, MUST RESCHEDULE ANY CVIM APPOINTMENTS THEY HAVE MADE.
Mission & Vision of Centre Volunteers in Medicine
CVIM Mission: Centre Volunteers in Medicine will serve and advocate the medically underserved living or working in Centre County.
CVIM Vision: All those who live and work in Centre County will have access to quality health care.
At Centre Volunteers in Medicine, we value human dignity and access to quality, compassionate health care for all. We do this in a culturally competent manner, and through our mission and programs help to eliminate the barriers to health equity.
13th Annual Battle of the Minds
October 21, 2020
The Rotary Club of State College and Centre Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) invite you to join them for a professionally produced trivia contest on October 21 from the comfort of your own home. The zoom link to this virtual event can be opened at 5:00 PM, the live-stream of the program starts at 6:00 PM, and the trivia game begins at 6:30 PM. The internet links to the program and to the game will be emailed to registrants on Tuesday October 20.
Individual ticket pricing of $50 includes the link to particpate in the trivia game which will be emceed by Jeff Brown.
Visit the BOTM event page to see current sponsors and to sign-up as a new sponsor. For more information, contact Monica Wright at email@example.com.
Again this year, we are holding an separate online auction in conjunction with the Battle of the Minds. The auction will run from 8AM October 18, 2020 through 8PM October 25, 2020.
Centre Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) has recently assumed the responsibilities of the Centre County Breast Cancer Coalition (CCBCC) and services will continue for free mammograms and other screenings for individuals living and working in Centre County. Our breast care coalition is a collaboration among agencies, organizations and private citizens in the community helping to overcome barriers to obtain effective and affordable breast care services. Read more---->
The 12th Central Cycling Classic
You did it!!
Thank you for helping the Central Cycling Classic reach their goal of $30,000.00.
Thank you to our cyclists for registering to ride during the month of July.
Thank you to our fundraisers that challenged themselves to ride every day or to ride a certain mileage to help raise additional funds for Centre Volunteers in Medicine.
Thank you to the donors for donating to our fundraisers and helping them to meet their personal goals.
Finally, thank you to our committee members for believing in the idea of a virtual event and helping to see it through. Without your hard work, determination, and dedication to make the best out of the situation, we would not have come close to meeting our goal.
We hope to see everyone in 2021!
Flutopia 5k, the unique charity running event benefiting CVIM, is going virtual this year and expanding distances to include 1 mile, 5k, 10k and the Flutastic 50 yard dash for kids 10 and under. Run, walk or do both on your chosen route and on your chosen day and time July 25-August 25.
Each registrant will be given a playlist that includes our flutabulous rendition of The Flight of the Bumblebee to get you started, followed by Ethnic Drumming, Big Band, Brass, Do Wop, Fiddling, Flute (naturally!) and more to carry you through.
A link to the playlist will be emailed to all registrants between July 20-24. Upon completion of the event, access your event completion form via the link emailed to you and you will receive a souvenir bib and medal with this year's slogan: “My Feet Fly for Flutopia”.
Marathoners for Medicine officially became a group in 2010, but runners have been supporting CVIM since we opened our doors in 2003. Their efforts have raised hundreds of thousands of dollar to support the medically underserved in our community, and we are proud to host this event.
The Marathoners for Medicine began their 2020 season with a kickoff celebration at CVIM on Thursday, February 6th. Runners got a tour of the CVIM facility and enjoyed some camaraderie with their fellow runners. Watch Jaime Wright, coordinator of Marathoners for Medicine, as she joins the Kickoff Celebration.
Consider making a donation to a marathoner team or to an individual runner.
As you shop on Amazon throughout the year, you can designate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases be donated to CVIM. Simply enter the Amazon website through the AmazonSmile webpage.
Contact us for more information about other donor opportunities to help provide care for those in your community.
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS. Would you like to help change and even save lives? You can make a difference at Centre Volunteers in Medicine. CVIM is looking for clinical as well as non-clinical volunteers like you! You can sign up here.
CVIM SPEAKERS would like to come to your organization or group meeting to update you on what is going on with healthcare in our region, contact us for more information.
Our Newsletter, THE CARING CONNECTION, is available electronically.