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Get Back to School With Community Health Centers

With kids heading back to school this month CCHN would like to highlight the great work of Community Health Centers (CHCs) in serving their youngest patients. This July Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. (Valley-Wide) engaged a large group of providers, support staff, and administration
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Join CHCs for National Health Center Week in August!

It’s the time of year when we get together for National Health Center Week, an annual occasion during which Community Health Centers (CHCs) across the U.S. celebrate the great strides they have made and continue to make for their communities. Join CHCs August 13-19, 2017! The theme th
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Special Populations Receiving High-Quality, Affordable Care at Community Health Centers

Community Health Centers (CHCs) are nonprofit organizations that provide integrated primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care to patients regardless of ability to pay. CHCs receive federal and state funding to provide primary care services to publicly and privately insured p
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In Uncertain Times, Be an Advocate for Community Health Centers

This will be a critical year for the Community Health Center (CHC) movement, CHCs themselves, and their patients. Fundamental changes to the health care system are being debated by federal and state governments, and the results of such debates will greatly impact the work of CHCs. Thi
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Innovations in Health Professional Training at CHCs

If you are a health professional looking to advance your career by taking the next step toward a more advanced degree or certification, Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Colorado may have a training program that meets your needs, and could lead you to a fulfilling career in community
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New Year’s Resolutions: CHCs Can Help!

What are your new year’s resolutions for 2017? If you, like millions around the world, have resolved to better your health and wellness this year, Community Health Centers (CHCs) can help you achieve your goals. CHCs in Colorado and across the nation provide comprehensive primary and
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Serving the Homeless at Community Health Centers

The holiday season is a time to reflect on our blessings and to show generosity and compassion to our neighbors and, in particular, to those in our communities who endure the greatest hardships. For individuals experiencing homelessness, the holiday season is the opposite of cozy – it
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Community Health Centers: A Great Fit for Veterans

Community Health Centers (CHCs) have a long history of recruiting veterans to work at CHCs. CHCs recognize that veterans who have served in all branches of the U.S. armed forces possess unique skills indispensable to organizations that are in the business of finding innovative solutio
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Colorado CHCs Improving Breast Cancer Screening in Partnership with Komen Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, offering a perfect opportunity to highlight the outstanding work Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Colorado are doing to improve breast cancer screening among the many medically underserved patients that CHCs care for. This initiative has bee
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