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 …
One year into the pandemic, we see that Community Health Centers have not only survived a global crisis but stand as part of the solution to resolving it, ensuring equity in hard-to-reach communities.
Dr. Marilyn H. Gaston learned about inequities in health care early in life. She went on to become a pediatrician, researcher, and to hold leadership positions including Assistant Surgeon General and Rear Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service.