While mass COVID-19 vaccination sites continue and vaccinations are being incorporated into routine or other clinic visits, health centers are reaching deep and wide into their communities to ensure they are equitably distributing vaccines. Laura Miller, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at the Community Health Center Network (CHCN), a nonprofit Medi-Cal managed care organization providing business …
Using dental providers and staff, who have been trained extensively to give injections both orally and subcutaneously, will help put more COVID-19 shots in arms.
Community Health Centers have administered more than 10 million vaccine doses and have increased the number of vaccines they initiate each week by almost five-fold from January 8 to May 7. As they begin the last mile of the vaccination campaign to end the pandemic, their efforts are now directed toward developing successful models to bring …
Lowell’s leadership team knew it needed to embrace, invest in, and better leverage technology to best serve its patient community, ensure health equity, and reduce stress and demands placed on staff over the past year.
Dentists and dental teams are being utilized to help administer COVID-19 vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccination outreach efforts of Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc., are informed by the health center’s deep understanding of the logistical challenges and cultural beliefs of the agricultural worker community it serves.
Community Health Centers are partnering with local organizations to broaden their reach for COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
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.
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.