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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

 

SEARHC introducing a Diabetes Self-Management Program in Sitka in February. Read full article

 

Interior Community Health Center offers $1 per pound Halloween candy buyback to promote good dental hygiene. Read full article

 

Al Wall, CEO of Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska, discusses integrated care. Read full article

 

Tanana Chiefs Conference opens new Sobering Center in Fairbanks. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation's Soldier's Heart Program helps veterans and first responders with PTSD. Read full article

 

Sunshine Community Health Center hosts resiliency through art series. Read full article

 

SEARHC Health Educator speaking as part of series on family caregivers. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

Benewah Medical and Wellness Center changes name to Marimn Health; Marimn is a Coeur d’Alene Tribal language word based on the verb marim, which means, “to treat.” Read full article

 

Community Council of Idaho awards Idaho dairyman advocacy award. Read full article

 

Kaniksu Health Services has earned level 3 PCMH recognition. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Virginia Garcia school-based health center may close without CHIP funding. Read full article

 

One Community Health's Lynne Frost receives 2017 Oregon Rural Health Hero Award. Read full article

 

Rogue Community Health introduces fleet of five Volkswagon Beetles used for educating the community and reaching patients. Read full article

 

Mosaic Medical and La Pine Community Health Center are taking part in "Goldilocks" approach to solving drug crime in Deschutes County. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

Public Health- Seattle & King County hosted a four-day clinic in Key Arena providing free medical, dental, and vision care to all. Providers from Country Doctor, Seattle Indian Health Board, and other health centers participated. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic receives $2.5 million grant from the state for after school programs. Read full article

 

Neighborcare seeking more patients at Vashon Island clinic. Read full article

 

Columbia Valley Community Health hosts grand opening of new site in Chelan. Read full article

 

International Community Health Services' nutritionist Aliya Haq discusses lifestyle changes and cultural habits among her patients. Read full article

 

Community Health Center of Snohomish County adding two new Everett clinics, adding 12,000 patients by early next year. Read full article

 

Public Health- Seattle & King County opens enrollment center to help people find health insurance. Read full article

 

International Community Health Services welcomes Dr. Rayburn Lewis as new Chief Medical Officer. Read full article

 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services prepared for chaos and confusion during open enrollment. Read full article

 

Valley View Health Center opening a new clinic in Winlock after fire. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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