Search Results for: covid

Health Center News, NACHC Events, Uncategorized

Health Centers Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Strategies at the 2021 Policy and Issues Forum

Nurse giving shot

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.

Health Center News, Uncategorized

In the Final Leg of the COVID Fight, Truth Matters, Trust Matters

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.  …

Health Care News, Health Center News, Social Determinants of Health, Uncategorized

Community Health Center Doctors on COVID-19, Health Equity and Vaccines

Faith Polkey

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.

Uncategorized

Remembering Karla: A Tribute to a Health Center Nurse Lost to COVID-19

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 …

Uncategorized

Upcoming Webinar: America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Join NACHC for “America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: A Discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator.” This timely discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair will also feature NACHC President Tom VanCoverden and two additional participants offering their perspectives from the state and local level. When: Tuesday, February 23 at 2 pm EST Dr. Choucair, who …

Health Care News, Health Center Federal Policy, Health Center News, Uncategorized

HHS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Health Insurance Due to COVID-19

special enrollment period graphic

There’s good news for the jobless and uninsured struggling in the pandemic. President Biden announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals and families to apply and enroll in the coverage they need, given the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health Care News, Health Center Federal Policy

Biden Administration Sees Major Role for Health Centers in Plan to Beat COVID-19 Pandemic

On its first full day in office, the Biden-Harris administration released a comprehensive document laying out its widely anticipated plan to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. As we expected, the plan makes numerous references to the central role that Community Health Centers will play in this effort, given their status as trusted health care providers serving …