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CHCs Listen and Take Action

Community Health Centers (CHCs) focus on listening to the needs of their patients in more ways than one, employing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies of collecting patient experience information. CHCs are different than other safety-net clinics or the private industry bec
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Exciting New Jobs at Colorado CHCs!

Community Health Centers (CHCs) are innovative, team-based, comprehensive primary care clinics that make communities better. CHCs offer rewarding, interesting work in a collaborative, growing environment. CHC clinicians share a common mission, and are among the elite in their professi
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Be Healthy in 2015, Get Screened

At the start of a new year, an annual tradition for many across the globe is to create a resolution. Of the top ten resolutions tweeted in 2015, many were associated with being healthier. Resolutions included exercising more, the most popular (no surprise!), and drinking and smoking l
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Honoring the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, January 19th, the nation celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day, people are encouraged to volunteer in honor of Dr. King’s spirit of justice, equality, and service to others. Colorado’s Community Health Centers (CHCs) continuously demonstrate this spirit of ser
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New Format to Mission Driven Careers Website!

Colorado Community Health Network’s (CCHN’s) workforce team updated the Mission Driven Careers website to make recently posted jobs and blogs more accessible to job seekers and interested viewers.  Mission Driven Careers promotes the Colorado Community Health Centers (CHCs) model of i
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CHC Outreach & Enrollment Efforts and Job Opportunities

While enrollment for Medicaid and the Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is open year round, individuals and families looking to sign up for private insurance must enroll during the open enrollment period. For 2015, the open enrollment period runs from November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015
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CHCs Provide Health Care for the Homeless

All CHCs provide affordable, culturally competent services to vulnerable populations in their communities.  Some CHCs provide services targeted at the homeless population.  Individuals experiencing homelessness face many barriers to accessing the care they need such as affordability,
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How CHCs Help Close the Gap on HIV/AIDS Treatment & Prevention

December 1st is World AIDS Day, which has been celebrated every year since 1988 to show support for people living with HIV and AIDS, to commemorate those who have died of the disease, and to raise awareness. Over 34 million people around the world are living with HIV. This year’s Worl
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National Diabetes Month: How Do CHCs Impact Diabetes?

November is National Diabetes Month, and this year’s theme is Be smart about your heart: Control the ABCs of diabetes. People with diabetes have a higher risk for heart disease, and this month’s theme is a reminder of the importance of the A1C test, blood pressure, cholesterol managem
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