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

 

Community health centers, such as Seward Community Health Center, have to take up the slack when the state's public health budget gets cut. Read full article

 

Students take hunter education class through a behavioral health grant at Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation's Family Wellness Warriors Initiative helps people understand childhood trauma and prevent abuse. Listen to the story

 

Sunshine Community Health Center is using a new therapy method called eye movement desensitization and reprogramming for people with trauma. Read full article

 

Nathan Lake receives Yukon-Kuskokwin Health Corporation's Health Aide of the Year award, especially for delivering a baby. Read full article

 

SEARHC completed its acquisition of AICS on April 1. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine will begin construction in Meridian on May 17. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Pharmacist, Eddie Saito, receives Distinguised Service Award at the Oregon Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists meeting. Read full article

 

Rinehart Clinic received Tier 4 designation as a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home. Read full article

 

Multnomah County program identifies people who have had ten or more contacts with ambulances and fire in six months, then uses “sleuthing” to connect them to services. Read full article

 

Ed Blackburn is retiring after 25 years at Central City Concern. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is partnering with Toppenish Community Hospital to host a baby shower for expectant moms. Read full article

 

CHAS Health is partnering with the Spokane Regional Health District on a new quit smoking campaign. Read full article

 

North Olympic Healthcare Network is hoping to open a health center at Port Angeles High School. Read full article

 

Peninsula Community Health Services opened a new medical and dental clinic in Belfair. Read full article

 

Medicaid provision in GOP healthcare bill would hit Community Health of Central Washington hard. Read full article

 

Senator Patty Murray visited Moses Lake Community Health Center to discuss repealing the ACA. Read full article

 

University of Washington honors Teresita Batayola, International Community Health Services' CEO, with a Woman of Courage award. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has an immunization van that parks in school parking lots. Read full article

 

According to Public Health- Seattle & King County, the American Health Care Act would put more than 200,000 residents at risk of losing their health care. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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