May 11, 2020

NACHC Joins Forces with Medicaid Provider Groups to Urge HHS for Immediate Financial Relief Amid COVID Pandemic

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has signed on to a letter with other Medicaid provider groups to urge Health and Human Services Secretary […]
May 8, 2020

New on the NACHC Blog! Notes from the Hot Zone; Health Centers Launch Testing Sites at Food Processing Plans

Here’s what’s remarkable: 60 percent of Community Health Centers nationwide have drive-through or walk-up testing for COVID-19, according to a new NACHC infographic. This massive pivot to address […]
May 6, 2020

The New York Times: A Shadow Safety Net Stretched to the Limit

New York Times Magazine reporter Mattathias Schwartz profiles the challenges of health centers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in a feature article:  “Outside New York, hundreds […]
April 29, 2020

New on the NACHC Blog: A Health Center Doctor In His Own Words

“Recently in the midst of closing out patient charts after a busy day in the medical clinic, I received a call from an extremely worried patient. […]
April 23, 2020

Federal Funds May Not Reach Medically Underserved Affected by COVID-19

      For Immediate Release: April 23, 2020 Amy Simmons Farber: 202-309-0338 Washington, D.C.– Congress has passed a $483 billion package that promises to bring […]
April 20, 2020

Community Health Centers Rapidly Ramping Up COVID-19 Testing Amid Ongoing Challenges

      For Immediate Release:  April 20, 2020 Contact: Amy Simmons Farber Mobile: 202 309 0338 Washington, DC–Despite significant challenges, new data show that Community […]
April 17, 2020

USA Today: “Rural America Needs Coronavirus Help”

“As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on America, Congress has passed three bills to help the country weather the slowdown in economic activity due to necessary […]
April 14, 2020

New on the NACHC Blog: A Health Center Doctor on Resilience After Recovering from COVID-19

“As a Family Physician, I knew that at some point I would become infected with COVID-19,” writes guest blogger Christie Thomas, MD, a Family Physician at […]
April 9, 2020

New on the NACHC Blog: A Health Center Doctor In Her Own Words: “Taking Care of Each Other In This Time of Crisis”

“We typically provide food to more than 300 families — more than 1,000 people — at one of these monthly events. They are much like the […]