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North Country Family Health Center Planning Expansion, Celebrating 50th Anniversary | Health issues

WATERTOWN – With the 50th anniversary of the North Country Family Health Center on Tuesday, as well as celebrations via Zoom due to the pandemic, the organization will celebrate by kicking off planning for an expansion and renovation of its main campus. The project will add 1,700 square feet to the main campus building, expanding […]

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Upper Great Lakes Family Health receives $770,000 in federal funding

GWINN, Mich. (WLUC) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) announced this week that approximately $1.3 million in federal funding will be distributed to providers health care UP. $770,000 has been allocated to the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center. Upper Great Lakes, or UGL, operates 12 sites […]

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Evergreen Family Health suspends 2-year effort to build center in Charlotte

A sign in the city of Charlotte. File photo by Emily Greenberg/VTDigger CHARLOTTE — Evergreen Family Health Partners has suspended efforts to bring the Charlotte Family Health Center back to Charlotte. The company announced its decision on September 15, citing regulatory hurdles, controversy and a lawsuit as factors in the choice. Evergreen Family Health Partners […]

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Kathy Castor: $1.7 million in federal funds directed to Tampa Family Health Center

This week, the United States Rep. Kathy BeaverD-Fla., announced that the Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) will receive $1.7 million in federal funds as part of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package signed in March. “This initiative provides funding to health centers to COVID-19[female[feminine-related capital requirements, construction of new facilities, renovation and expansion of existing […]

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Family Health Center to Host Free Women’s Health Expo and Offer Mammograms in October in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI — Held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a free women’s health exhibit will focus on a number of health issues unique to women. The exposure, organized on October 16 by the Family Health Center, will include the possibility of obtaining health checks, blood pressure checks, mammograms and screening tests for cervical cancer. There […]

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$24 Million Federal Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for Underserved New Yorkers

The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion relief program allocated to state and local governments to help individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Family Health Center grant is the second largest in New York State, where 63 qualified federal health centers received funding to strengthen community health care. “Strengthening healthcare infrastructure […]

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Coastal Family Health Center Reflects on Bridging the Great Health Divide

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Health has been one of the most discussed topics over the past two years due to COVID-19. In 2019, the United States Census Bureau reported that up to 18% of people under age 65 in southern Mississippi did not have health insurance. Health officials said it drove up the price of […]

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$24 Million Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for New Yorkers

JNYU Langone Family Health Centers in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, have received a $24 million federal grant through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to advance COVID-19 vaccination and education and expand access to high-quality, comprehensive care in some of New York City’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion […]

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Family Health will receive $800,000 in funds

Staff report GREENVILLE — A local health care provider will receive more than $810,000 in capital improvement funds. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) announced on Wednesday that the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has awarded $33,912,927 in capital improvement awards to 50 community health […]

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DUSON Launches New Center Focused on Latino Teens and Family Health

Latinos are the the tallest and the youngest racial minority group in we – accounting for around a quarter of all people under 30. The new Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH) at Duke University School of Nursing serves to engage with the health care of the Latino community by addressing the inequities […]

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Improving Medical Care in Black Community with Family Health History

Posted 09-08-21 Proposed by Merck & Co., Inc. For many families, talking about health issues may not be something that is typically discussed at the dinner table or at a family gathering. “There were reservations about talking about family history,” says Ruby Holmes, senior clinical data management specialist at Merck. “It’s one of those things […]

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Family Health Center Celebrates 50 Years in Kalamazoo with 50 Acts of Kindness

KALAMAZOO, MI – For 50 years, the Family Health Center has provided health care to the historically underserved citizens of Kalamazoo. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, the medical nonprofit announced that it will be implementing “50 Acts of Kindness” over the remaining three months of 2021. The community is invited to participate where opportunities are […]

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Get your COVID-19 vaccine at Orangeburg Family Health Centers this week

August 16, 2021 12:11 p.m. EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOOLO) – If you still need a COVID-19 vaccine, you can get the Moderna vaccine from Family Health Centers, Inc. in Orangeburg this week. Today you can get vaccinated either at the Seniors Recreation and Leisure Center on Park Street in Neeses or at the New Mount […]

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Family Health Centers hold a health and wellness fair/back to school party; COVID vaccine available | Local

Special for T&D Family Health Centers Inc. will be hosting a health and wellness fair/back to school party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 14. The event will be held at Family Health Centers Inc., located at 3310 Magnolia St., Orangeburg. The health and wellness fair will feature booths from FHC and […]

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Ad Agencies Offer Better Family Health Employment Benefits

Clear communication Holmes-Smith is one of many senior executives who say it’s important not just to have these policies, but to make sure they’re clearly communicated and “adhered to.” “A lot of times pregnancy, adoption and fertility policies are hidden away and you have to ask them physically, and people don’t want to ask those […]

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Orwell Family Health Center welcomes new patients | Local News

ORWELL – Orwell Family Health Center now has a new primary care team – Ashtabula County Medical Center Family Medicine Specialists Dr. Adeola Fakolade and Nurse Practitioner Peggie Reinhardt welcome new patients to the office at 8220 Route 45. Catherine Bishop, a specialist in family medicine and geriatrics, DO, also sees patients at Orwell. Prior […]

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Change-Ups: Whatley Named Marketing Director of Family Health Center

Dr. Carolyn Whatley was rrecently appointed chief medical officer at the Family Health Center of Kalamazoo. FHC provides quality health care to some 30,000 historically underserved patients. Whatley joins the association after nine years as the Great Lakes Regional Medical Director at Sound Physicians in Chicago. Previously, she served as Hospital Medical Director for Sparrow […]

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NYU Langone Family Health Centers Receives $2 Million CDC Grant to Expand Effective HIV Prevention

BROOKLYN, NY, August 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Affirming the success of its HIV prevention programs and support strategies, the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone benefited from an additional period of five years, $2 million grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High Impact Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programs for Community Based Organizations. […]

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Graduates of the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center 10

The 10 graduates of the 2021 Family Medicine Residency at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center are, from left, Drs. Layla Cavitt, Rebecca Lee, Tuhin Roy, Jamie Ellis, Elie Ata, Sumana Setty, Caroline Komanecky, Yeri Park, Jennifer Wolf and Julia Cooper. Courtesy photograph.) Ten family physicians recently graduated from the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Program at […]

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A Legacy in Family Health Care

Four generations of women from the same family find meaning in caring for others. Written by Melissa Bean Sterzick Decades from now, anyone old enough to remember 2020 will have a pandemic story. For one Torrance family, the story is about how they bravely responded to the medical emergency unfolding around the world, in their […]

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Blaine County Uninsured Care Expands with Family Health Services Clinic

BELLEVUE, Idaho — The St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation works to expand care services for those who are uninsured or underinsured. Last year, more than 700 Blaine County patients had to travel to Jerome or Fairfield for health care. To resolve this problem, Family health services, planned to open a medical, dental and behavioral health […]

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Petal’s Annual Family Health and Resource Show is scheduled for July 26

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) – Petal students returning to class will have access to free resources next week. The annual Student Health and Resource Fair will be held next Monday, July 26, at the Petal First Baptist from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Masks will be required at the fair and you must pre-register for a […]

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All-in-One Family Health Center Opening 15th Clinic in Tampa

LUTZ, Fla. – Tampa Family Health Centers cuts the ribbon Wednesday on its 15th health clinic in the Tampa Bay area. The grand opening is happening at TFHC’s new clinic at 1212 E. Bearss Avenue. What do you want to know Tampa Family Health Centers opens 15th clinic in the Bay Area Clinic located at […]

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‘Back To School Bash’ Family Health Center Returns in August with Live Outdoor Event

KALAMAZOO, MI — The Family Health Center’s annual back-to-school party will return to an in-person gathering in August after the pandemic. The outdoor event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20 at the organization’s Paterson campus, 117 W. Paterson St., according to a press release from the Family Health Center. The […]

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Clinica Family Health People’s Clinic Celebrates 51st Anniversary – Colorado Hometown Weekly

Editor’s note: The caption for the photo of the Clinically Relevant band members has been updated to correct Kevin Dryden’s name. On the grassy sports field at Casey Middle School in Boulder, past and current staff members of Clinica’s popular Family Health Clinic greeted each other with cheerful smiles as children played games in the […]

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Free uniforms, health screenings available at Petal Family Health & Resource Fair

Although the COVID-19 pandemic prevented Petal First Baptist Church officials from presenting all the usual offerings at last year’s Petal Family Health & Resource Fair, the event is in full swing this year with a range collection of free school uniforms and Petal School District family health screenings. This year’s event will be held from […]

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Virginia Family Health Center in McKinney expects 12,000 patients within the next three years

The Virginia Family Health Center began seeing medical, dental and behavioral patients in a new purpose-built office in May. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Journal) A McKinney clinic aimed at reaching underserved residents has a promising prognosis. The Virginia Family Health Center, located at 1620 W. Virginia St., began seeing medical, dental and behavioral patients in a […]

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Cyberattack reported at Coastal Family Health MS clinics

The Coastal Family Health Center said in a press release on Friday that patients’ personal information may have been accessed by hackers. The health center said an attempt to shut down its IT operations failed, but some personal information could have been accessed. The incident happened on May 13 and Coastal Family immediately launched an […]

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New Kensington Celebrates the Opening of a New Family Health Center

Post June 18, 2021 By: Kate Irwin and Jason Walker Residents of New Kensington and surrounding communities now have access to a state-of-the-art facility made possible in large part by the Sainte-Marguerite Foundation and its donors. Leaders from the Foundation, the hospital and the community recently gathered to celebrate the inauguration of the UPMC St. […]

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Completion of UPMC Family Health Center in New Kensington celebrated

New UPMC St. Margaret Family Health Center at New Kensington compares in no way to the facility it replaces at City Hall, said the centre’s medical director. “Everything is brand new. It’s bigger,” Dr. Winfred Frazier said. “It’s a much more welcoming space.” The center moved from a space in City Hall at 1072 Fifth […]

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Community Investment: Family Health Center in Virginia

Independent Financial, a community bank based in Texas and Colorado, has developed a number of community initiatives over the years, with a focus on building healthier, stronger and more resilient neighborhoods. More than seven years ago, the financial institution began engaging in meetings with local organizations, including government agencies, healthcare providers and nonprofits, about McKinney’s […]

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Greater Elgin Family Care Center is now called Greater Family Health New name reflects commitment to mission, high quality care and better health

According to President/CEO Bob Tanner. In support of this unifying name, Greater Family Health is also launching a new website and streamlined call center to make it easier for patients to find the care and support they need across the network. “Three things won’t change,” Tanner said. “First, our important mission will always remain the […]

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Family Health Center Surpasses 5,000 Immunizations Administered in Hardest-Hit Neighborhoods in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI – A large-scale community vaccination effort led by the Family Health Center administered more than 5,000 COVID-19 vaccines to residents of the most vulnerable areas of Kalamazoo. The campaign began in January to ensure coronavirus vaccine doses were readily available to residents of the city’s hardest-hit neighborhoods, according to a press release from […]

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Arroyo Vista Family Health Center Improves Holistic Case Management for Underserved Population Using LANES HIE

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services (WAYS) announced today Arroyo Vista Family Health Center leverages its community health data from local hospitals, outpatient sites, and behavioral health centers. Arroyo Vista uses Health Information Exchange (HIE) data alongside the LANES population health activation tool to better track and […]

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Kathy Castor announces distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to Tampa Family Health Centers

Tampa Family Health Centers will be one of 250 health centers nationwide to receive vaccines through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s COVID-19 Immunization Program, U.S. Rep. Catherine Beaver announced Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services chose TFHC as part of a new program launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Maven Clinic Convenes Leading Scientific Advisory Board on Women’s and Family Health

NEW YORK, February 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Maven, the world’s largest virtual clinic for women’s and family health, today announced its Scientific Advisory Board, comprised of four physicians who are renowned leaders in the field. women’s and family health, particularly in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and fertility: Dr. Mary E. D’Alton, […]

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Personalize your care with a family health history

You probably know that if certain diseases run in your family, you are at a higher risk of inheriting them. But you may not know that one of the most effective ways to prevent this from happening is in your power. It’s called a family medical history, and it’s simply a written or visual record […]

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The average worker paid $5,588 out of pocket for family health coverage this year

Workers with employer-sponsored health coverage paid 17% of the premiums for individual coverage this year, on average, and 27% of the cost of family coverage, according to a comparative study of nearly 1,800 small and large American employers. Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $21,342 this year, up 4% from last year, with […]

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Mind Springs and Mountain Family Health Centers say many mental health resources are available for the Spanish-speaking population

Person in counseling session. (Image Shutterstock) Mental health professionals in the Roaring Fork Valley admit that language barriers and misinformation present challenges for their Latino clients. “Finding bilingual therapists is damn hard,” said Mind Springs Health COO Kathy Capps. “We believe that the best care and treatment would be to provide everyone with services in […]

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Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue

At Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone—Second Avenue, our physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives provide obstetric, gynecologic, and pediatric care. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone We meet the health needs of the whole family through programs focused on primary and specialty medical care, dentistry and social support services. View All Family […]