MedStar Family Choice-DC Back-to-School

Be smart, start smart. Get your child ready to go back to school.

Here’s what you need to know about how to schedule your child’s yearly well-child visit and dental screening and receive a MedStar Family Choice-DC back-to-school swag backpack and gift card.

Scheduling a well-child visit and/or dental exam screening is the first step to getting a swag backpack and gift card.

Get your child healthy and ready to learn! You can receive a back-to-school swag backpack and gift card of $25 up to $50 for completed screenings.

To qualify, you must complete your well-child visit or dental screening. Here is how it works:

  1. An Outreach specialist will contact you if your child has not completed screening exams in 2021. The outreach specialist will help you schedule your well-child visit and dental onsite screening as necessary.
  2. You must keep your screening appointments and complete screening exams by August 31, 2021.
  3. Screening will need to be completed at one of the onsite provider locations.See locations below.
  4. Once screening is completed onsite, you will receive a back-to-school swag backpack and gift card.

It's good to have questions.

How do I schedule a well-child visit and/or screening for my child?

We will contact you. Our Outreach Department is reaching out to all enrollees who have not completed a well-child visit or dental exam in 2021.

Do we have to go to the provider location?

Yes. You must be present at the provider location and complete your well-child visit or dental screening to get a gift card.

Swag backpacks and gift cards will be given out at the provider locations for those who are scheduled for a well-child visit or dental screening through our Outreach Department.

How much money will be on the gift card?

Click the plus (+) below to see gift card information.

  • If enrollee is age 3-18, they will receive a $25 card per well-child visit.
  • If enrollee is age 18-20, they will get a $50 card per well-child visit.
  • If enrollee is age 0-2, they will receive a $10 gift card per dental screening.
  • If an enrollee is age 3-20 they will receive a $25 gift card per dental screening.

Who can I call if I have more questions or need to speak with someone?

If you have questions regarding well-child visits or dentals screenings, please contact our Outreach Department at 855-798-4244, press 1, and then press 2 for more information

There are several dates and locations to complete well-child visits and dental screenings.

Click the plus (+) below to see schedule information.

Date Time Location Ward
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 9am-10am Howard Family Health Center
2139 Georgia Ave NW, 4th floor,
Washington, DC 20060
1
Thursday, July 8, 2021 1pm-2pm Howard Family Health Center
2139 Georgia Ave NW, 4th floor,
Washington, DC 20060
1
Friday, July 9, 2021 9am-10am Howard Family Health Center
2139 Georgia Ave NW, 4th floor,
Washington, DC 20060
1
Monday, July 12, 2021 8:30am-4:30pm Platinum Care LLC
4061 Minnesota Ave NE,
Washington, DC 20019
7
Friday, July 16, 2021 8:30am-4:30pm Dr. Jason Yoon Office
2345 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
SE, Washington, DC 20020
8
Monday, July 19, 2021 8am-5pm Adventure Dental
1060 Brentwood Rd., NE,
Washington, DC 20018
5
Wednesday, July 21,2021 9am-4pm Family Medical Counseling
2042 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.,
SE. Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20020
7
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 9am-4pm Family Medical Counseling
2042 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.,
SE. Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20020
7
Monday, August 2, 2021 8am-5pm Adventure Dental
1060 Brentwood Rd., NE,
Washington, DC 20018
5
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 9am-4pm Family Medical Counseling
2042 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.,
SE. Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20020
7
Monday August 16, 2021 9am-4pm Family Medical Counseling
2042 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.,
SE. Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20020
7
Monday, August 30, 2021 9am-4pm Family Medical Counseling
2042 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.,
SE. Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20020
7

Come see us in the community at back-to-school events

If you attend one of our back-to-school community events and show you are a MedStar Family Choice-DC enrollee, you may also qualify to receive a swag backpack* and/or school supplies*.

*Available while supplies last. You must pre-register.

To pre-register and confirm attendance please call Patricia Fisher, MSFC- DC Community Relations at 202-748-6777 or email: [email protected]

Event Date Time Location Ward
MPD Beat the Streets Back to School Event Wednesday, July 14, 2021 1pm-3pm Mt. Pleasnt
3500 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC
1
MPD Beat the Streets Back to School Event Wednesday, July 21, 2021 1pm-3pm DC Wharf
700 blk Main Ave SW
Washington, DC
6
MPD Beat the Streets Back to School Event Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1pm-3pm Edgewood
4th and Evarts St,NE
Washington, DC
5
MPD Beat the Streets Back to School Event Wednesday, August 4, 2021 1pm-3pm Kelly Miller Middle School
4800 Brooks St., NE
Washington, DC
7
MPD Beat the Streets Back to School Event Wednesday, August 18, 2021 1pm-3pm Bellevue
115 Atlantic St., SW
Washington, DC
8
UPO & MPD Back To School/Beat The Streets Health Resource Fair Thursday, August 26, 2021 1pm – 3pm 2907 Martin Luther
King Jr Ave SE,
Washington, DC
8

You’re invited to attend our monthly virtual events.

Medstar Family Choice-DC offers a variety of monthly virtual events for you and your family.

New Enrollee Orientations: Learn more about your health plan services, benefits, and rights.

Enrollee Advisory Committee: Share your thoughts about our healthcare services. Your opinion can help make MedStar Family Choice-DC better for you and all enrollees.

Health Education Classes:

  • Maternity Mondays. Expectant and new mothers learn about the best safe sleep practices for your baby. Attend and receive a FREE Cribette!
  • Health Forums. Learn about topic relating to women’s health, men’s health and more from a physician’s panel.

Exercise and Cooking Classes:

  • Diabetes Management & Cooking Classes: Receive diabetes education from registered instructors with healthy tips and resources to manage A1c levels. Learn to cook healthy great tasting meals from a professional chef, and get fresh produce for the virtual cooking class. Click here for more information. 
  • Foodie Fridays with a Giant Nutritionist: Manage your weight and eat healthy on a budget.
  • Wellness Wednesdays: Join our fitness instructors and learn how to reduce stress through yoga, mindfulness, cycling, and more.

For more information about these classes, call the Outreach Department at 855-798-4244, press 1, and then press 2.

Need transportation to our events? Need translations services at any of your screenings? Click here to find out how.

See the schedules below for our virtual and screening events.

Click the plus (+) below to see schedule information.

Event Date Time Zoom link For more information
Medstar Family Choice-DC New Enrollee Orientation Thursday July 15, 2021 12:30pm-2pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Event Date Time Zoom link For more information
Maternity Mondays Safe Sleep Training Monday July 12, 2021 12pm-1pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Foodie Fridays with Giant Nutrition: Health Meals to Lose Weight (in English) Friday July 9, 2021 12pm-1pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Wellness Wednesdays with Wired Cycling: Basics of Breath and Mindfulness Wednesday July 14, 2021 12pm-1:30pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Foodie Fridays with Giant Nutrition: Health Meals to Lose Weight (in Spanish) Friday July 23, 2021 12pm-1pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Wellness Wednesdays with Wired Cycling: Managing Stress with Breath and Yoga Wednesday July 28, 2021 12pm-1:30pm Click here New Enrollee Orientation - Digital
Event Date Time
Medstar Family Choice-DC x Breast Care for Washington Mobile Mammogram Screenings Tuesday July 20, 2021 9am-3pm Giant Parking Lot
1535 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
Seun Ajayi
202-292-5013
[email protected]
Medstar Family Choice-DC x Breast Care for Washington Mobile Mammogram Screenings Tuesday August 3, 2021 9am-3pm Giant Parking Lot
1535 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
Seun Ajayi
202-292-5013
[email protected]
Medstar Family Choice-DC x Metro Health Well Woman Screenings for Adults ages 21+ for Physical, PAP Smear, and/or A1c if applicable. Wednesday August 25, 2021 9am-3pm Metro Health
1012 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Seun Ajayi
202-292-5013
[email protected]
Medstar Family Choice-DC x Breast Care for Washington Mobile Mammogram Screenings Tuesday August 31, 2021 9am-3pm Giant Parking Lot
1535 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
Seun Ajayi
202-292-5013
[email protected]

Being informed is a great way to keep your child healthy and support their education.

Click the plus (+) below to see links to schools and Medicaid resources and information.