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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

Bethel Family Clinic has new substance abuse counselor who has overcome his own addictions. Read full article

 

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation operates a prematernal home, where women come 30 days before their due dates to ensure they deliver with a provider. Read full article

 

New study shows that dental health therapy programs in Alaska have had success. Read full article

 

SEARHC is renovating and expanding the emergency department at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. Read full article

 

Dr. Doug Eby explains the history of Southcentral Foundation and the state of native health care in Alaska. Read full article

 

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation holds fundraiser for shooting victim at Aniak Clinic. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

Terry Reilly Health Services hosts mobile farmers market in Nampa for the first time. Read full article

 

The Community Council of Idaho started a new legal services program to help immigrant families. Read full article

 

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes receive grant to identify and prevent elder abuse. Read full article

 

Grand Peaks Medical and Dental opened a new wellness center, which includes mental health and family counseling. Read full article

 

Terry Reilly Health Services manages Allumbaugh House, a detox and mental health crisis center, which is critical to the greater-Boise community. Read full article

 

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

 

Umpqua Community Health Center has grown significantly over the past few years. Read full article

 

Central City Concern is working on its CCC Clean Start PDX program to work with the homeless to keep the area clean. Read full article

 

Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties put on the 12th annual Campeones de Salud event. Read full article

 

Sara Smith, nurse at La Clinica, discusses pain management. Read full article

 

South River Community Health Center and Umpqua Community Health Center work together to make change in Douglas County. Read full article

 

Mosaic Medical unveils its new East Bend clinic. Read full article

 

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center reports visits by immigrants are down, they hope Cover All Kids bill will help. Read full article

 

Northwest Human Services hosted an open house and discussed the funding cliff. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

International Community Health Services supports initiatives that increase voter registration and engagement, especially for Asian Pacific Islanders. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is partnering to employ 100 youth. Read full article

 

Community health workers are re-shaping patient care in the Yakima Valley. Read full article

 

Community Health of Central Washington's Tieton clinic gets new provider. Read full article

 

Public Health- Seattle & King County has taken steps to make its clinics "private", which means immigration officials need a warrant to enter. Read full article

 

Moses Lake Community Health Center is piloting a "baby box" program to send home with newborns. Read full article

 

Neighborcare's school-based health center on Vashon Island has opened. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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