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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

 

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is available to help people navigate open enrollment. Read full article

 

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Director of Residential Services for Behavioral Health is running for his fifth term as Mayor of Bethel. Read full article

 

Kodiak Area Native Association participating in Arctic Remote Energy Network Academy to explore innovative renewable energy projects. Read full article

 

Tanana Chiefs Conference Director of Public Safety describes how tribes are addressing opioid epidemic. Read full article

 

Local dental assistant sings with renowned concert pianist to benefit Bethel Family Clinic. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

Heritage Health dental program offers a wide range of services. Read full article

 

Yvonne Ketchum-Ward from the Idaho Primary Care Association discusses the effects of the funding cliff in Idaho. Read full article

 

Heritage Health is working with the Northern Idaho Crisis Center to serve those with severe mental health issues. Read full article

 

Terry Reilly Health Services will provide care to residents in new community housing development. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Mosaic Medical participates in Opioid roundtable with Rep. Greg Walden. Read full article

 

Rogue Community Health's CEO William North discusses funding cliff. Read full article

 

One Community Health is sponsoring Gorge Happiness Month in October. Read full article


Multnomah County has halved the number of pain pills prescribed at dental clinics in two years. Read full article

 

No-show rates at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center spiked after President Trump's election. Read full article

 

Rogue Community Health Pharmacist deployed to Florida keys to help with hurricane assistance. Read full article

 

Coast Community Health Center designing healthcare facility in Port Orford with housing for students. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

Community Health of Central Washington welcomes two new medical residents. Read full article

 

Unity Care NW begins providing behavioral health services at Point Roberts clinic. Read full article

 

Peninsula Community Health Services will be the hub for coordinating medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Read full article

 

Yakima County health centers could lose millions in federal funding in fiscal cliff. Read full article

 

Neighborcare nurse Rachel Wang Martinez discusses rising STD rates in Snohomish County. Read full article

 

Sea Mar Community Health Centers study found phone calls and letters better than texts for reminding patients of colon cancer screenings. Read full article

 

CHAS Health partnering with Spokane health district on Stop Smoking Challenge, encouraging residents to quit by November 16. Read full article

 

Community Health of Central Washington receives grant from WACMHC to increase colon cancer screening. Read full article

 

Public Health-Seattle & King County determined Graham-Cassidy bill would be devastating for King County residents. Read full article

 

Moses Lake Community Health Center advocates accepting striking farm workers as part of community. Read full article

 

International Community Health Services navigators teach health literacy in the community. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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