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America's Health Centers are special places, not just in the health care system, but in the fabric of the communities they serve. Community, Migrant, Homeless, and Public Housing Health Centers, also known as Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), are non-profit, providers of high-quality, affordable primary and preventive care serving low income and medically underserved communities. Every one of these organizations is a patient democracy, governed by a community board with a patient majority. Currently, 1,200 health centers deliver care through over 8,000 service delivery sites in every state and territory. Health centers save the health care system $24 billion annually in reduced emergency, hospital and specialty care costs.
The Campaign for America's Health Centers is a project of The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), a nonprofit organization formed by America's health centers. Over the last 40 years NACHC has provided education, training, advocacy and technical support services to health centers and has worked to expand access to primary and preventive care to all people in need through the patient-centered, community-based health center model. Learn more about Health Centers at www.nachc.org.
Shasta County's Give Kids a Smile event offers FREE dental care for uninsured, low-income children (ages 0-18). Shasta Community Health Center participates in the American Dental Association's...
Shasta Community Health Center (SCHC) has received federal grant funding for eye exams and/or eye glasses, which can assist patients with their vision care costs. The Eye Exams and Glasses Grant...
And so it begins, a 16 month journey that started January of 2014 and ends May of 2015. We closed off a portion of our main health center in Redding for demolition and construction. We look forwa...
We are looking to make a major impact on the women selected to improve their smile, oral health, and boost their self esteem. We want to remove any major oral health barrier to achieve financial...