December 10, 2019

‘Food Pharmacies’ In Clinics: When The Diagnosis Is Chronic Hunger (Kaiser Health News & National Public Radio)

“There’s a new question that anti-hunger advocates want doctors and nurses to ask patients: Do you have enough food?  Public health officials say the answer often […]
December 8, 2019

NACHC Statement Regarding Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement for Long-Term, Stable Funding of Health Centers

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2019 Contact: Amy Simmons Farber 202 309 0338 Statement from Tom Van Coverden, President & CEO National Association of Community Health […]
November 26, 2019

Community Health Centers Recognized as 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions

Congratulations to the five health centers recognized as 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions: • Alexander Valley Healthcare (Cloverdale, CA) • Charles City Regional Health Services, […]
November 19, 2019

From a Community Health Center Patient to a Health Center Physician

Toni Zink knew at age 4 that she would be a doctor one day. Thanks to hard work, determination, and the support of her family and […]
November 11, 2019

NACHC Statement on Veterans Day

Tom Van Coverden, President & CEO The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)  It is a great pleasure and honor to thank all of the men […]
October 31, 2019

New on the NACHC Blog: The California Fires and Health Centers

Some health centers are experiencing temporary closures and staffing shortages due to the fires but no structural damages have been reported so far. CPCA has reached […]
September 26, 2019

Congress to Provide Short Term Funding for Community Health Centers

With just 12 days left before the September 30th deadline, the House of Representatives voted to pass a two-month spending package, known as a Continuing Resolution, […]
September 18, 2019

A Health Center Serves as an Oasis in Southwest Detroit

Community Health and Social Services Center, known as CHASS, began as a community response to a health care desert in southwest Detroit in the late 1960s.  […]
September 6, 2019

The Atlantic: The Surprising Rural Health Care Legacy of the ’60s

“Of the many challenges for America’s rural communities, near the top of the list is access to health care,” write authors Deborah and James Fallows in […]
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