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1/16/2022 Central Maine business briefs: LeeAnna Lavoie appointed Healthy Community Coalition director ... community health and excited to begin work locally in the area in which she lives,‚Au said Barbara Sergio, Franklin Community Health Network‚Aos chief operating officer, in a news release from the network. ‚AuShe has extensive experience managing public health programs and providing leadership and direction to address community and public health gaps including community health assessments and subsequent implementation plans.‚AuMost recently, Lavoie was the program director ...
1/11/2022 Interim CEO says he wants to increase transparency at Mind Springs ... Coloradans it was contracted with the state to serve.The article about Mind Springs detailed how the Grand Junction-based community health center has not been transparent about where and how it is spending state ... toward Mind Springs has been similar to how it handled public health before the pandemic. The county used to contract with Northwest Colorado Health for public health services but created its own department in the ...
12/28/2021 Framingham Mayor Spicer Announces Racial Equity Municipal Action Plan Program ... Community Health Manager, Public HealthDepartment; Erika Oliver Jerram, Acting Director of Planning and Community Development Division;Deputy Chief Sean Riley, Police Department; and Hannah Woit, Senior Advisor for External Affairs,Mayor‚Aos Office, Co-Lead ‚Ai has been leading this effort within Framingham.Their year-long peer-to-peer learning/action experience resulted in the City‚Aos first Racial Equity Municipal Action Plan. The Plan‚Aos objective is to ...
12/23/2021 HHS puts $48M toward rural public health IT, workforce expansion Healthcare IT News ... and Human Services announced this week that it was making almost $48 million available in American Rescue Plan funding for public health capacity in rural and tribal communities, through the Health Resources and Services Administration ... with future employers.Funding recipients will be tasked with establishing community health networks, composed of institutions such as tribal colleges and universities, minority-serving institutions, nursing homes, rural health clinics or nursing homes, among others ...
12/7/2021 Data Science Proved What Pittsburgh's Black Leaders Knew: Racial Disparities Compound Covid Risk Kaiser Health News ... shook the norms.Black researchers, medical professionals and allies knew that people of color, even before covid, experienced bias in public health policy. As the deadly virus emerged, data analysts from Carnegie Mellon and the ... Coalition , a grassroots collaboration that scrapes government data and shares community health intel.About a dozen members of its data team of 60 meet twice weekly to study hospitalization rates and employment statistics. Social media ...
11/30/2021 UCLA to Sponsor Conference Series on Climate Change and Public Health in California UCLA to Sponsor Conference Series on Climate Change and Public Health in California[UCLA School of Public Health]UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty available for media interviews to discuss the public health impact ... David Eisenman , UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences and deputy director of the UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions . ‚AuThe challenges ‚Ai such as more frequent and severe heat waves ...
10/19/2021 Network of Community Organizations Sees 30 Percent Jump in Pandemic Resource Requests Over Past Month SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ ‚Ai Community Health Workers throughout Illinois responded in September to more than 5,500 requests for immediate pandemic assistance, a more than 30 percent increase from the benchmark set in August, according to data released today by the Illinois Public Health Association. Service requests were addressed by the team of well-trained 800 Community Health Workers hired through the Pandemic Health Navigator Program ‚Aos network ...
10/11/2021 Boosters Are Complicating Efforts to Persuade the Unvaccinated to Get Shots Vaccinated people have been burning up the phone lines at the community health center in rural Franklin, La., clamoring for the newly authorized Covid booster shot.But only a trickle of people have been coming in for their initial doses, even though the rate of full vaccination in the area is still scarcely 39 percent .The dichotomy illustrates one of the most frustrating problems facing public health officials at this ...
10/8/2021 IPHA's Tracey Smith talks Pandemic Health Navigator Program - Health News Illinois ... Public Health Association, in partnership with the Illinois Primary Health Care Association.Since launching, more than 80 community-based organizations and 20 federally qualified health centers have collectively hired more than 800 local community health workers to work with those that need help.‚AuWe put community health workers in each of those sites that look like, and live there and have had experiences that are similar to the individuals who ...
10/8/2021 Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $12M In Funding To Renovate Community Health Centers CBS Local ... and Chris Van Hollen announced funding from the American Rescue Plan to support the construction, renovation, and expansion of local community health centers across the state. This funding totals to $12,211,150. ‚AuCommunity health centers play ... to serve Marylanders across the state and protect against future public health emergencies.‚Au The award came from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health and Resources and Services Administration. Some of the ...
10/7/2021 Walpole Island reopens schools and programs ... public health precautions were observed. As a result, schools and programs were closed to curb the spread of the virus. On Wednesday, Walpole Island council said while some restrictions are being loosened, the Emergency Operations Control Group continues to monitor the situation closely. Currently, just two community health nurses are responsible for testing an average of 30 people per day, reviewing the results, communicating the results, contact tracing and arranging ...
10/7/2021 Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $12 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Renovate Community Health Centers US House of Representatives Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $12 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Renovate Community Health Centers Oct 7, 2021 Press Release WASHINGTON ‚Ai U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen ... to serve Marylanders across the state and protect against future public health emergencies.‚AuThe award comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration through the Health Center ...
10/7/2021 Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $12 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Renovate Community Health Centers US Senate Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $12 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Renovate Community Health Centers WASHINGTON ‚Ai U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger ... to serve Marylanders across the state and protect against future public health emergencies.‚Au The award comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration through the Health Center ...
10/6/2021 How A Midwestern University in Detroit is Solving Health Problems Across America ... in the first place. This project is based on real concerns among those who are at risk as well as public health researchers who have been working hard to find solutions. In these communities, there ... Cleveland, two uniquely comparable cities. ‚AuThe future of medicine is community health workers engaging people where they live, work or play to enhance access to not only medical care, but social services, to improve their ...
10/5/2021 Community Health-Workers to Address Childhood Asthma in CT Share Community Health-Workers to Address Childhood Asthma in CT Tuesday, October 5, 2021 HARTFORD, Conn. -- Asthma is one of the major reasons why children miss school in Connecticut, and a new grant program will ... Foundation, said research shows the workers are critical to addressing public health issues, like asthma. "A community health worker is able to go into the home and understand, are there ways to mitigate some of ...
10/5/2021 Fair Haven Community Health Center hosts celebration and public health forum encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations Courtesy of Jasmine BlennauOn Saturday, the Fair Haven Community Health Center held a community celebration that included a live hand-percussion band, an educational bingo scavenger hunt, a public health forum and a puppet show on healthy eating.The Fair Haven Community Health Center, which has been in operation for 50 years, offers health education, vaccinations, food and other resources to local residents. Since the beginning of the pandemic ...
10/5/2021 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield invests an additional $2.2M in COVID-19 relief and equitable vaccine efforts ... community health needs and equitable vaccine distribution continue to be met throughout this public health crisis.‚Au Areas of focus for funding include efforts to address vaccination education and distribution, expand access to behavioral healthcare services, increase access to education, skills and training to minimize learning loss for school aged children, and support workforce development by providing job training. Special consideration was given to Black, youth, Veteran and women-led ...
10/5/2021 Governor Signs SB 306 to Tackle STI Crisis ... Crisis October 5, 2021Sacramento, CA ‚Ai Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 306 into law which would strengthen California‚Aos public health infrastructure and provide greater testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI). Authored ... proud to have partnered with such a strong coalition of community health organizations to strengthen public health and expand access to STI diagnosis and treatment in California."In response to the bill‚Aos signing, co ...
10/3/2021 5 professional licenses are set to expire in Lancaster during November ... Public Health Center Clinic (Government Owned) 11/01/2021 06/02/2009 Kayla Diane Chalfant Physical Therapist 11/30/2021 07/13/2012 Antelope Valley Health Center, Family Planning & Prenatal Clinic Clinic (Government Owned) 11/01/2021 02/11/2013 Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center Clinic 11/01/2021 11/19/2015 Ryan Lee Flegal Respiratory Care Practitioner 11/30/2021 12/21/2015 ...
10/3/2021 Community Healthcare System asking public to take part in survey Community Healthcare System asking public to take part in survey Share thisSt. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago is shown. Joseph S. Pete Joseph S. PeteCommunity Healthcare System is encouraging the public to take ... critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on public health" Community Healthcare System said in a news release. "This comprehensive assessment takes the conversation beyond disease outcomes and explores the relationship between environment ...
10/1/2021 DR. JEAN O‚ÄôCONNOR JOINS ABT ASSOCIATES AS PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE IN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT DIVISION Globe Newswire Rockville, MD, Abt Associates announced today that Dr. Jean O‚AoConnor, a public health practitioner and lawyer, has joined the company as a principal associate in the Health and Environment Division. O‚AoConnor will focus ... at CDC, as a consultant, and in a federally qualified community health center. She has helped develop new programs and strategies related to chronic disease, alcohol, tobacco and other substance use, and emergency preparedness and ...
9/30/2021 Stabenow, Peters, Whitmer announce over $7 million in funding for West Michigan health centers ... AM/FM) ‚Ai Wednesday, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters and Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $7,145,225 in funding to support community health centers in West Michigan. Funding from this program will support health care construction ... care system. They are on the front lines of this public health crisis and have been challenged like never before. That‚Aos why securing this funding was such a high priority for me. I‚Aom ...
9/30/2021 Stabenow, Peters, Whitmer announce over $7 million in funding for West Michigan health centers ... AM/FM) ‚Ai Wednesday, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters and Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $7,145,225 in funding to support community health centers in West Michigan. Funding from this program will support health care construction ... care system. They are on the front lines of this public health crisis and have been challenged like never before. That‚Aos why securing this funding was such a high priority for me. I‚Aom ...
9/30/2021 Stabenow, Peters, Whitmer announce over $7 million in funding for West Michigan health centers ... AM/FM) ‚Ai Wednesday, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters and Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $7,145,225 in funding to support community health centers in West Michigan. Funding from this program will support health care construction ... care system. They are on the front lines of this public health crisis and have been challenged like never before. That‚Aos why securing this funding was such a high priority for me. I‚Aom ...
9/30/2021 Stabenow, Peters, Whitmer announce over $7 million in funding for West Michigan health centers ... AM/FM) ‚Ai Wednesday, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters and Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced $7,145,225 in funding to support community health centers in West Michigan. Funding from this program will support health care construction ... care system. They are on the front lines of this public health crisis and have been challenged like never before. That‚Aos why securing this funding was such a high priority for me. I‚Aom ...