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Most Popular Blogs of 2022

We’re wrapping up 2022 by looking back at some of our most popular activities and resources. View the 10 most-read blogs below!

Health Centers are Rooted in the Civil Rights Movement

Lathran Johnson Woodard, Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association and Immediate Past Board Chair of NACHC, discussed how Community Health Centers sprang from the activism and values that animated the Civil Rights Movement.

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Mobile Units: Helping to (Re)Build Trust for People Experiencing Homelessness

Mobile units, such as Unity Health Care in Washington, D.C., are adding to the existing network of care and outreach to the those experiencing homeless.

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Why Protecting 340B Matters

Ari Wagner, PharmD, of PrimaryOne Health in Ohio, explained how pharmaceutical companies’ discriminatory actions against health centers and their contract pharmacies threaten the 340B program.

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A Health Center that Prescribes Food as Medicine

Community Health Centers have long understood that food insecurity is a social driver of health, and many are finding innovative ways to address it beyond the walls of the exam room.

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Children’s Mental Health is a National Emergency

Marisa A. Parrella, LICSW, LCSW-C, MSW, Director of School-Based Mental Health at Mary’s Center, writes that the DC school-based mental health program provides a model for how other states and districts can partner with health centers to provide behavioral health services in schools.

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Health Centers and the Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi

Terrence M. Shirley, MPH, is the CEO of the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi, wrote about how Community Health Centers were mobilizing to meet residents’ most basic needs.

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Defending the 340B Program from Every Direction

An overview of how NACHC has been working to protect the 340B program which is critical for health centers, by NACHC’s Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs, Elizabeth Linderbaum.

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NYU Langone’s Family Health Centers Steer Efforts Toward Improving the Community Health Workforce

The Family Health Center’s new Psychiatry Residency — one of only four programs of its kind in the country – is helping train providers to meet the surge in demand for mental health care. Read blog.

Using Counter-Narratives as a Strategy for Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination

Insights from focus group research into how health center care teams can help people contemplating getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Read blog.

Health Center Nurse Appreciation: Nurses Week 2022

Profiles of just a handful of the thousands of Community Health Center nurses who go above and beyond to care for patients. Read blog.