HIV/AIDS Awareness: Community Health Center Programs for HIV/AIDS Education, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment

While December is for many a month of giving, celebrating, and spending time with family, it is also a time to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS. Since 1988, The World Health Organization has declared December 1st World AIDS Day, seeking to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and bring attenti

American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month, a time to focus national attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many millions of people who are impacted by this widespread disease. Sponsored in large part by the American Diabetes Association, November is a time for communities to c

Community Health Centers: Committed to Hiring Veterans as Employees and Serving Veterans as Patients

To celebrate Veterans Day, we want to highlight some of the ways that Community Health Centers (CHCs) provide resources and opportunities for Veterans – both as potential CHC employees and potential CHC patients. The reasoning is simple: CHCs are mission-driven, service-oriented organ

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to those who have already seen displays of pink around our cities and towns, and countless other messages in the media reminding us of the toll that breast cancer takes each year. While treatments for breast

Building a Lifelong Career in Community Health

October is Corps Community Month, celebrated annually by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) to highlight the tremendous role NHSC-approved sites—including Community Health Centers (CHCs) and other safety-net clinics—have in bringing high quality primary health care services to c