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

Woman describes how visits to Southcentral Foundation saved her life as a child. Read full article

 

Nurse at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is Nurse of the Week at Daily Nurse. Read full article

 

Peninsula Community Health Services has Summer Work Program for high school students with disabilities. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

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Oregon

 

Multnomah County Health Department appeals administration's ending of teen health program. Read full article

 

Northwest Human Services is holding an open house and patient appreciation day as part of National Health Center Week. Read full article

 

Native American Rehabilitation Association is now part of CareOregon's new Native American program. Read full article

 

La Pine Community Health Center collaborates on suicide prevention study with messages tailored to gun owners. Read full article

 

Nathan Boddie, Medical Director at Mosaic Medical, describes why public lands are important for the community. Read full article

 

Multnomah County is planning to sue the maker of OxyContin for its role in the opioid epidemic. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

Public Health-Seattle & King County creates new position aimed at reaching the goal of zero youth detention. Read full article

 

Neighborcare Health building wins a AIA Healthcare Design Award. Jurors called the center "sweet," "beautful," and "masterful." Read full article

 

WSU and CHAS Health received a $1.3 million HRSA grant to enhance the nursing program at the school and provide nurse practitioners for the community health center. Read full article

 

Representative Dan Newhouse introduced the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2017 to help his constituents in Central Washington access care. Read full article

 

Country Doctor Community Health Center is in limbo without the Washington Legislature's passage of a two-year capital construction budget. Read full article

 

Community Health Center of Snohomish County provides free lunches to children this summer every weekday. Read full article

 

Brisa Guajardo, at Community Health Plan of Washington, works to help the Hispanic community access preventative health care. Read full article

 

Public Health-Seattle & King County appeals administration's ending of teen health program. Read full article

 

Even though grant ended, Valley View Health Center will continue to provide behavioral health services. Read full article

 

Sharissa Tjok, International Community Health Services Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator, helps patients like Maria Rose Garcia navigate the health care system. Read full article


 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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