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Introducing a New Model Protocol for Health Centers to Address Intimate Partner Violence and Exploitation

How can health centers make sure we are reaching the patients affected by IPV and exploitation?

Health Center News, Uncategorized

Planning and Partnerships for COVID-19 Vaccination: One Community Health

The vaccination effort has included pop-up vaccine events at concerts in the park, county fair events with health departments, outreach immunization clinics in multiple Native American villages, and visits a tiny remote community in Hood River.

Health Center News, Uncategorized

Q&A: Paula Gómez, Brownsville Community Health Center

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, NACHC is featuring leaders in the health center movement like Paula S. Gómez, the Executive Director of Brownsville Community Health Center. A Brownsville native, Paula has been actively involved in the Community Health Center movement both locally and nationally since 1974. BCHC serves as both a community and migrant …

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October 15 Deadline Approaches for Advance Child Tax Credit

As you may know, the American Rescue Plan dramatically expanded the Child Tax Credit (CTC) to a maximum of $3,600 per child under 6 and $3,000 per child up to age 17.  The credit is being issued in installments of up to $300 per month. The first checks were distributed automatically by direct deposit beginning …

Social Determinants of Health, Uncategorized

New NACHC Senior Leader Brings Renewed Focus on Public Health Priorities

Ben Money, NACHC’s new Senior Vice President for Public Health Priorities, has dedicated almost four decades of his professional life to community health centers and local public health. 

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Hill Update: What Health Centers Need to Know

Two key House Committees took action earlier this week on the legislation that significantly boosts investments for health centers as part of the broader $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act. This is the administration’s social infrastructure plan that we’ve been reading about. NACHC’s Public Policy and Research division is actively monitoring and providing feedback to policymakers …

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Health Centers and Primary Care Associations Receive Historic Navigator Funding Awards

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The federal government has awarded grants to 17 Primary Care Associations and Community Health Centers to help educate and enroll people in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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Highlights from 2021 CHI and EXPO

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Taking place 18 months into a national public health emergency, the 2021 hybrid Community Health Institute (CHI) & EXPO gave participants an opportunity to connect with each other, reflect on lessons we’re learning during the pandemic, and ways to improve operations and enhance care going forward. Keynote Speaker Michael C. Bush explained that building a truly …