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Friday, August 16, 2019
CWRU researchers awarded $1.1 million federal grant to train practitioners to treat opioid abuse dis »
"Researchers from Case Western Reserve University were awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to train graduate social worke...
Thursday, August 1, 2019
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month »
"Ohio is celebrating August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Empower Families, Support Breastfe...
Saturday, June 8, 2019
The importance of mentoring future doctors »
"You might expect a medical mentor to be someone who knew, from day one, that he or she was bound for the field. But th...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Franklin County has highest number of Legionella bacteria cases in Ohio, stats show »
"Franklin County had the highest number of Legionella bacteria cases in Ohio last year at 208, according to Ohio Departmen...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Kansas City-Area Tornadoes Add to 12 Straight Days of Destruction »
"CELINA, Ohio — The tornado screeching across southern Ohio on Monday night triggered a cellphone alert that roused Rich S...

Press Releases
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Oral Health Awards 2019 »
(COLUMBUS) – "The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (...
Monday, August 26, 2019
Community Health Centers Receive Quality Improvement Awards »
"(COLUMBUS) – The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (...
Monday, August 12, 2019
Paramount health plan awards $1.5 million to address social determinants of health with Ohio CHCs »
"TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 12, 2019 – Paramount Advantage, a state-wide Medicaid managed care plan, has awarded more than...
Friday, August 9, 2019
OACHC Commends Funding for Community Health Centers to Help Fight Opioid Crisis »
"(COLUMBUS) – The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers applauds the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
OACHC Commends the Legislature’s Support of the FQHC Primary Care Workforce Initiative »
"(COLUMBUS) – The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers applauds the House and Senate for their strong support of t...

National News
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses »
"The first generation of wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, were aimed at helping generally health...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Ohio overdose death rates dropped 22% in 2018, ODH reports »
"Fatal drug overdoses dropped more than 22% in Ohio last year, the first decline since 2009 and a sign that the state may...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Feds move forward with plan for national 3-digit suicide hotline »
"With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach (Source: “Gov't...
Friday, August 9, 2019
West Nile virus continues to be a problem in U.S. »
"A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study finds that severe cases of West Nile virus are becoming more commo...
Monday, July 29, 2019
United Way funding goes to local agencies »
"United Way of Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties will allocate more than $750,000 to non-profit organizations that h...

Members in the News
Monday, September 9, 2019
Richland Public Health Highlights Car Seat Safety During Child Passenger Safety Week »
"Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Wood County Community Health Center offers free visits in September »
"Wood County Community Health Center will host “Free Health Care Tuesdays” starting Sept. 10. Walk-in patients will be see...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Dayton, Trotwood school-based health centers get $500k »
"Dayton-based Five Rivers Health Centers is partnering with Trotwood-Madison Schools and Dayton Public Schools to operate...
Monday, August 26, 2019
Women’s health services now offered in one location »
"Highland Gynecology & Obstetrics, led by Dr. Brian Jolitz, is relocating to the North High Business Center to work co...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Johnstown woman hopes her journey to recovery will inspire others »
"NEWARK - When Emily Johnston's daughter was 3-years-old, she was diagnosed with cancer and given a 35% chance of survival...

OACHC in the News
Sunday, September 1, 2019
More than 3 million Ohioans lack dental insurance »
"The number of full-time dentists at the state’s community health-center organizations increased steadily from about 75 in...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Asthma program helps keep Dayton kids in classroom »
"To address the health issue, Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton and Dayton Public Schools, with the help of a $12...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
2019 Convocation & White Coat Ceremony »
"The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will welcome incoming medical students during the 44thannual...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Dr. Ted Wymyslo to Receive 2019 AAFP Robert Graham Family Physician Executive Award »
"Ohio Academy of Family Physicians member Ted Wymyslo, MD, FAAFP, will receive the American Academy of Family Physicians 2...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers Partners with Luma Health »
"Luma Health’s Patient Engagement Platform Will Help OACHC Health Centers Transform Access to Care, Activate Underserved P...

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