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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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Become a Community Health Center Advocate

Part of what makes Community Health Centers (CHCs) great places to work is the dedication to the mission and commitment to our patients through advocacy. CHC staff in Colorado are calling and emailing their members of Congress. You can help too!  Email and call your members of Congres
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Act Fast – Loan Repayment Opportunity Extended till November 20!

Students in their final year of medical school at an accredited U.S. allopathic and osteopathic medical school may apply now to receive up to $120,000 in loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program.  If selected, recipient
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Meet & Greet Networking & Job Fair Event

Colorado Community Health Network and Community Health Association of Mountain Plains States are hosting a Meet & Greet Networking and Job Fair event on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  This will be a focused opportunity for students, residents, providers, and job seekers to meet staff
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Community Health Centers Provide Essential Dental Services

Did you know that Colorado’s Community Health Centers (CHCs) provided over 239,000 dental visits to 102,000 Coloradans in 2013? CHCs recognize that dental health is an important part of overall health by providing dental services as part of their comprehensive, integrated model of car
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5 Reasons to Work at a Community Health Center

Community Health Centers (CHCs) are innovative, team-based, comprehensive primary care clinics that make communities healthier. They provide care the way patients want it: with the emphasis on care. Here are five reasons why working at a CHC is a rewarding experience.  CHCs bring medi
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National Mental Health Awareness Month

National Mental Health Awareness Month is celebrated every May to recognize the importance of mental health, and to battle stigma against people experiencing mental health conditions. This year’s theme, Mind Your Health, emphasizes the connection between mental health and general well
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Colorado CHCs Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Community Health Centers (CHCs) always focus on offering patient-centered care. And they also work to become each patient’s medical home – the place that a patient goes for a regular check-up or other medical, dental, and behavioral health concerns. As CHCs continue to grow the patien
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Community Health Centers Impact Health Disparities

National Minority Health Month takes place every April, and provides a chance to reflect on health disparities that arise from race and ethnicity. This year’s National Minority Health Month theme, Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity, focuses on the impact that access
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