Region X Highlights
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Region X Highlights

Region X Highlights showcases some of the exceptional community health center projects and accomplishments in the Northwest.

This page is dedicated to a collection of links to local and regional newspapers, local news blogs, PR wires, and other online media outlets that appear in the monthly NWRPCA newsletter Northwest Pulse.

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NWRPCA offers these links as a convenience for our readers and not as an endorsement of the media outlet or their associated links.

Alaska

 

Service members receive electronic medical record training at Kodiak Area Native Association. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

State Senator Maryanne Jordan describes how expanding Medicaid in Idaho would lead to more jobs at community health centers. Read full article

 

Rosie Delgadillo Reilly describes how her husband's namesake, Terry Reilly Health Services, has grown and evolved over the past 46 years. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Valley Family Health Care is partnering with a Latino-led nonprofit to provide free services for children and teens. Read full article

 

Brenda Johnson, CEO of La Clinica, lobbies lawmakers to renew health center funding. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

Tri-Cities Community health providers describe their affection for the Reach out and Read program. Read full article

 

Esther Lucero, CEO of Seattle Indian Health Board, started working as an HIV case manager in the 1980s and still advocates for Native Americans with HIV. Read full article

 

New Hope Clinic, operated by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, specializes in serving HIV-positive patients. Read full article

 

The ACA has allowed CHAS Health to open new clinics, hire 150 new employees, and serve 50% more patients. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is celebrating 20 years of Children's Village, a partnership to support children with special needs. Read full article

 

Valley View Health Center received accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is involved in a community-based study, Home Air In Agriculture-Pediatric Intervention, to help control asthma. Read full article

 

Peninsula Community Health Service's CEO, Jennifer Kreidler-Moss, explains for the ACA helped the health center expand and serve more patients, while a repeal would be devastating. Read full article

 

Michael Maxwell, CEO of North Olympic Healthcare Network, describes the lack of oral health services on the Olympic Peninsula. Read full article

 

Michael Insani, Dental Director for Peninsula Community Health Services, urges the state legislature to provide funding for much-needed dental clinics. Read full article

 

Community Health Plan of Washington calls on Congress to reject the American Health Care Act. Read full article


View the archived Washington highlights here

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