Health Center News and Happenings

August 29, 2016
The NACHC Community Health Institute and Expo in Chicago has officially opened and it’s the usual swirl of events and inspiring speakers.   During the General Session NACHC Board Chair J. Ricardo Guzman underscored the accomplishments of health centers in responding to emerging public health issues, saying, “Whether it is Zika, opioids, floods, fires or contaminated water systems, these are community health problems […]
August 24, 2016
We’re getting ready for the NACHC Community Health Institute (CHI) and EXPO which kicks off in Chicago from August 28th to the 30th. The conference draws thousands of health center clinicians, board members, executives from across the country to gather under one roof [read media advisory]. Speakers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

August 13, 2016
Enabling Services Day Podcast – Q&A with Dave Faldmo | Music: This year we are celebrating all of the innovative ways health centers create better lives for their communities. Today we are highlighting all of the enabling services health centers provide – services like transportation, interpretation, case management, housing assistance, and countless other programs […]
August 12, 2016
Protegiendo la salud pública – entrevista con Alexandra Conde | Música: *scroll down to view this post in English Este año celebramos todas las maneras innovadoras a través de las que los centros de salud crean vidas mejores para sus comunidades. Hoy nos enfocamos en como los centros de salud abordan las crisis de salud […]
Health Centers on the Hill

July 19, 2016
Over the past six months, we’ve heard from you about thirteen Members of Congress visiting health centers in about ten different states! BIG thank you to those who’ve shared their stories. As mentioned in previous posts, inviting a Member of Congress for an in-person visit is a vital advocacy tool and a great way to […]
July 18, 2016
By: NACHC Federal Affairs Team With Members of Congress scheduled to attend the party conventions this week and next, and then to head back to their districts for the August recess, Congress will be out of Washington for the next seven weeks. With National Health Center Week looming, the recess is a great opportunity to […]
The Policy Shop

July 27, 2016
Joshua Fleming, MPP Candidate, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Contact Info: Joshua joins NACHC as a graduate student from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. His primary interests include health care finance, Medicaid managed care and political advocacy. Born and raised in Bay City, Michigan, Joshua […]
June 28, 2016
We are very excited to introduce our Summer 2016 State Affairs Intern Team, Antoinette Silva and Thao-Chi Tran! Antoinette Silva, BS, Central Michigan University, Contact info: Antoinette is a Saginaw, Michigan native who has a strong advocacy and research background working with rural and underserved populations. In 2013, she taught English in South Korea […]
Community HealthCorps Blog

Community HealthCorps Blog

For all of the latest Community HealthCorps happenings!

June 30, 2016
By Meghan Radman, 2015-2016 Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps Member, Georgia Mountains Health At Georgia Mountains Health, I serve as a Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps member on various projects. One of my roles involves leading healthy aging education and activities so that older … Continue reading
June 27, 2016
By Joshuah Creswell, 2014-2016 Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps Member, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center As a Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps member, I had given this test a few times before. I gave it in vans, churches, schools, and other odd places. This day, … Continue reading