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

SEARHC applauds HUD's decision to prohibit smoking in public housing. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation's Transformational Living Community program may have to be discontinued as the Palmer Correctional Center closes. Read full article

 

SEARHC has installed a new medication drop-off box in its waiting room for safe disposal of medications. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation celebrates the graduation of its first class of Certified Medical Assistants. Read full article



View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

Teaching health centers, such as Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, which provide valuable training, could run out of federal funding in September 2017.  Read full article

 

Helo Hancock, former Legislative Director for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is the new CEO of Benewah Medical Center. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon


Karl Bolton is welcomed as Umpqua Community Health Center's new CEO. Read full article

 

Multnomah County's health center at Roosevelt High School, the first school-based health center in the West, is celebrating 30 yearsRead full article

 

The Oregon Health Authority awards Lynne Frost of One Community Health with its 2016 SBHC Rising Star Award. Read full article

 

Winding Waters Clinic celebrates its first year as a community health center. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

Community Health of Central Washington is participating in the Kittitas County Health Network, a group of agencies that coordinate care and identify social determinants of health the community can target. Read full article

 

Rural Washington needs more providers, and Community Health of Central Washington and Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic are trying to fill the gap. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Yakima Neighborhood Health Services held a candlelight vigil for World AIDS Day. Read full article

 

Bellingham charity Extend-A-Hand helps patients at Unity Care NW with their prescriptions. Read full article

 

CHAS Health has seen an increase in patients seeking long-term birth control since the election. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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