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Showing Your Health Center’s Value During National Health Center Week

By Micah Clemens National Health Center Week 2012 is now underway, and many health centers are reaching out on social media and to the local press to share the value of their CHCs in powering healthier communities. In Charlotte, North Carolina, the Charlotte Observer had a great piece about the value of the C.W. Williams …

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Health Centers Using Social Media During National Health Center Week

By Micah Clemens As National Health Center Week approaches (August 5-11 in 2012), many Community Health Centers and State/Regional Primary Care Associations are taking to social media for creative advocacy and education campaigns about their health centers. Michigan Live has a great piece on the Center for Family Health’s plan to use social media during …

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National Health Center Week Wrap Up

By Yvette Crenshaw Health centers have done it again! National Health Center Week (NHCW) is almost over, but the heightened sense of excitement and enthusiasm will remain throughout the year. Health centers across the country celebrated NHCW by hosting hundreds of events including open houses and free health screenings.   Here are some of the latest stories …

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Lots of Media Coverage During National Health Center Week!

By Micah Clemens As National Health Center Week gets in full swing, there is a deluge of news about events from across the country, NACHC’s new Access Endangered report, and the $28 million grant from HHS to expand primary care for 286,000 patients! HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius writes about the value of Community Health Centers …

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National Health Center Week is Here!

By Yvette Crenshaw National Health Center Week (August 7-13) is is here — during this week health centers across the country will be given the opportunity to share their stories and showcase the various services that they provide. This year, several health centers have expressed their excitement about the celebration and their plans to celebrate …

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National Health Center Week Wrap-Up

August 13, 2010 National Health Center Week (NHCW) officially ends tomorrow but that doesn’t mean that the celebration is over. Health centers have a lot to be proud of and will continue to flourish and make a difference in the lives of the patients that they serve. As the week winds down, health centers across …

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National Health Center Week Countdown!

By Yvette Crenshaw Next week health centers across the country will be celebrating National Health Center Week (NHCW), August 8th-14th!  To help kick off the national campaign, top Obama Administration Health officials will participate in a NACHC tele-town hall meeting.  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Dr. Mary Wakefield, the Administrator of the Health …