Governor McAuliffe Proclaims Health Center Week in Virginia

See Governor’s Press Announcement Proclaiming Community Health Center Week in Virginia 2017 Community Health Center Week 8/13/2017 WHEREAS, the health and well-being of all Virginians are of utmost importance to the prosperity and livelihood of our Commonwealth’s families and communities; and WHEREAS, Virginia’s Community Health Centers are at the core of our health care system and […]

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#FactualFriday

#FactualFriday: In 2016, Certified Application Counselors (CACs) at Virginia’s community health centers (CHCs) completed 124,129 enrollment assists to consumers across the Commonwealth.

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#FactualFriday

#FactualFriday: Virginia’s Community Health Centers provide health services and treatment for thousands of children each year. In 2016, approximately 72,733 patients under the age of eighteen were seen by providers at #VirginiaCHCs. Photo Credit: Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems

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#FactualFriday

April 7 is World Health Day. This year’s focus, designated by the World Health Organization (WHO), is depression. World Health Day is part of a larger campaign with the goal of raising awareness and getting help for those suffering from depression. As the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, depression can affect anyone, […]

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Successful School Dental Program: #CHCsInnovate Feature

Which of these things is true for the children of Virginia’s Eastern Shore?: Almost all children have access to dental care Tooth decay is declining Medical care includes dental examinations If you guessed all three, you are correct! Accomack County School Dental Program, provided by Eastern Shore Rural Health, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center, operates […]

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The Smile Squad: #CHCsInnovate Feature

Today’s ‪#‎CHCsInnovate‬ feature shines a spotlight on Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc.. This spring, the “Smile Squad” coordinated after-school dental programs to teach children about oral health and the effects of acidic drinks on teeth. See the Smile Squad photo gallery ‪#‎SVCHSInnovates‬‪ #‎NHCW16‬  

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Governor McAuliffe Proclaims Health Center Week in Virginia

Governor’s Press Announcement Proclaiming Community Health Center Week in Virginia Community Health Center Week 8/7/2016 WHEREAS, Virginia’s Community Health Centers are at the core of our health care system and the Commonwealth’s safety net, and deliver high quality, cost-effective, accessible primary and preventative care to all individuals regardless of their ability to pay; and WHEREAS, […]

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Get Fit for Life: #CHCsInnovate Feature

<img class="alignleft wp-image-7698 size-medium" src="http://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-300×228 prozac 20 mg.jpg” alt=”fit4life” width=”300″ height=”228″ srcset=”http://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-300×228.jpg 300w, http://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-500×379.jpg 500w, http://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life.jpg 609w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> “Get fit for life, not just summer!” Today’s ‪#‎CHCsInnovate‬ feature comes from Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness. They have instituted weekly fitness classes, free and open to all in the […]

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