The Lily Pad, 08.24.22

Monday Motivation

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

—Thomas Edison

Happy Health Unit Coordinators Week

It’s Health Unit Coordinators Week, and Hank is showing love to everyone helping coordinate the various service lines across our health network—including Gateway’s patient services health advocate coordinator, Kylie Austin (pictured here). Take some time to join in the fun, and give a shout out to the coordinator in your office in person or on Motivosity this week! 

Making Health Possible

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. The CDC has a bunch of helpful resources for both patients and healthcare professionals around encouraging routine vaccinations. Along with tips from national leaders, consider sharing the links below, and find even more helpful content at

Is the flu shot necessary? Yes. Here’s why. 

Which ones? The shots everybody needs. 

What about a tetanus shot? See who needs one. 

Looking Back at Our Kids’ Art Contest

Back-to-school time has Hank reminiscing about the art exhibit he helped organize earlier this year. More than 140 k-12 students submitted entries. Take a look at this great Greenfield Reporter article highlighting the impact of the contest and photos of the amazing artwork from our local kids. 

Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week

Q: What do you call a fear of giants?

A: Fee Fi Phobia.