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

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation celebrates opening of new alcohol healing center. Read full article

 

Longtime board member of Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation and Native American leader, Sally Smith, dies. Read full article

 

Seward Community Health Center staff urge residents to be screened for colorectal cancer. Read full article

 

SVT Health and Wellness hosts class on Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences through Resilience Games. Read full article

 

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation suicide prevention department works to strengthen native culture and reverse effects of colonization. Read full article

 

Peninsula Community Health Services serves many homeless on the Kenai Peninsula, where housing is expensive. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation's Nuka System of Care provides high quality care at low cost. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

Tim Heinze of Valley Family Health Care urges Idaho lawmakers to close the coverage gap. Read full article

 

Terry Reilly now offers dental services at its Nampa clinic. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon


Rinehart Clinic names new Medical Director, Dr. Jeffrey Luty. Read full article

 

La Pine Community Health Center's produce voucher program has helped patients lose weight and improve blood pressure. Read full article

 

Kevin Prates, dentist with One Community Health, wins award from the Oregon Dental Association. Read full article

 

Rogue Community Health provides food boxes to students at school-based health centers. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

Staff from Moses Lake Community Health Center discuss the health of older farmworkers. Read full article

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic unveils new mobile clinic in Sunnyside. Read full article

 

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services, and Community Health of Central Washington are partnering together to educate the public to reduce ER use. Read full article

 

Community Health Care has benefited from the ACA in many ways. Read full article

 

New PA at Columbia Valley Community Health is able to pursue his career because of DACA; after the election his future is more uncertain. Read full article 

 

CHAS Health holds annual memorial services for homeless people who have died in Spokane this year. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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