At this year’s Policy and Issues Forum, community health center leaders came together to provide further detail for the “Health Centers and Underserved Communities: Vaccinations From First Mile to Last Mile” session.
As two Florida health centers show, an understanding of systemic racism and medical history is proving crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many Black Americans are expressing some reluctance to getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
We may finally be turning a corner in the year-long fight against COVID-19. The massive vaccination effort underway gives us reason to have hope that life will eventually get better. We are proud that Community Health Centers are front and center in the Biden Administration’s national strategy to get as many people as possible vaccinated. …
At Neighborhood Health — located in northern Virginia — our goal from the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic has been vaccine equity.
A new video shows Community Health Center physicians describing how they pivoted their operations quickly to respond to COVID-19 and underscores the importance of protecting yourself, family and friends by getting vaccinated.
Here are a few books with female protagonists for each of us to share in spaces where our children, parents, grandparents, and providers gather.
Janie B. Geer’s community activism knew no limits. She fought aggressively for the health needs of those without a voice.
Editor’s Note: Some 41,000 Community Health Center staff have been infected with COVID-19. Karla Pope was one of them. NACHC invited her colleague Kimberly Tweed, Director of Marketing & Development at CompleteCare Health, Bridgeton, NJ, to share this remembrance. My time with Karla Pope as my office neighbor was relatively short but sharing a wall …
Jessie Collins Trice, BSN, MPH, was a former Chairperson of NACHC’s Board of Directors and a trailblazer in the Community Health Center Movement.
Released in tandem with this week’s virtual 2021 Policy and Issues Forum is a new issue brief that explains the funding and policies that are essential to the work of Community Health Centers. COVID-19 exposed just how thin the financial margins can be among health centers. And just as we hope that the pandemic will …