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

 

Southcentral Foundation is soliciting Alaska Native dance submissions to win a $10,000 prize. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

Valley Family Health Care participates in mental health first aid, to better be able to assist patients experiencing a mental health crisis. Read full article

 

Terry Reilly Health Services participated in brainstorming on how to address community needs in Nampa. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Winding Waters Clinic received a grant from the Oregon Food Bank to teach classes on affordable, healthy eating and cooking. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic hosts annual free health fair for community. Read full article

 

Valley View Health Center now owns Tenino Family Practice, where longtime physician Dr. Jump will work another year before retiring. Read full article

 

Community Health of Central Washington has new Teen Health Clinic. Read full article

 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is addressing the shortage of senior care with a clinic in the community center, where 90% of patients are 60 or older. Read full article

 

Mark Koday from Yakima Valley Farm Workers clinic was honored at NACHC's 2017 Agricultural Worker Health Conference. Read full article

 

"Seniors On the Go" program allows seniors to get out of their homes and get active in the community, meets at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. Read full article

 

King County is opening three new school-based health centers this fall, International Community Health Services will manage the center in Bellevue, HealthPoint will deliver services in Renton, and Neighborcare will manage the Vashon Island clinic. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has 75 job openings, reflecting improving job prospects in Yakima Valley. Read full article

 

Governor Inslee discusses the potential effects of the GOP health care plan during a visit to Community Health of Central Washington. Read full article

 

Dr. Julie Cheek at Unity Care NW discusses eating disorders in childhood. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is partnering with Pacific Power to help families lower their electric bills. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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