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.
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.
Jessie Collins Trice, BSN, MPH, was a former Chairperson of NACHC’s Board of Directors and a trailblazer in the Community Health Center Movement.
This year, as we consider the new ways that we are learning to care for one another, I hope to introduce you to the art that I began collecting to ensure that every child who walked into my home or workplace would see themselves and know that they are beautifully and wonderfully made.
Dr. Aaron Shirley was a health care innovator and civil rights activist who dedicated his life and career to ending the extreme disparities that exist in America in health care and health outcomes due simply to an individual’s race, ethnicity, income, or zip code. His creativity and commitment to improving the health of underserved communities …
As healers whose mission emerged from the Civil Right Movement, our goal is clear: We dedicate ourselves to the task of trying even harder to eradicate poverty, illness, hate, bias, and brutality in our communities.
Authors: Anisa Ali, MA, Futures Without Violence; Kimberly S.G. Chang, MD, MPH, Asian Health Services Did you know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month? We are 100% certain that every single health center cares for people who have been affected by domestic violence. Domestic violence is common: 1 in 4 women in the United …
By Alisha Reginal, NACHC Intern Community Healthcare Network (CHN) is a Community Health Center with eleven sites that serve over 80,000 patients in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan. Over 5,000 of CHN’s patients are enrolled in New York’s Health Homes program. Created as part of the Affordable Care Act, the Section 2703 Health Homes program (now in operation …