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Ohio News
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
COVID tests becoming more available; should you get one? »
"Ohio is lifting restrictions on who can be tested for the coronavirus. Whether individuals should get tested, especially...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
HIV National Testing Day June 27th »
“DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. The CDC estimates 1 in 7 people who are HIV positive do...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Ramps Up Throughout Ohio »
“Ohio may be reopened, but COVID -19 hasn’t gone away. The recent spike in cases shows the virus still remains in the Miam...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Gov. DeWine says COVID-19 testing now available to anyone »
“COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday that anyone in the state who wants a COVID-19 test...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Cuyahoga County reports near-record 66 drug overdose deaths in May, and number could rise, medical e »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- At least 66 people died in May after overdosing on heroin, fentanyl or cocaine in Cuyahoga County, and...

Press Releases
Friday, June 26, 2020
Open Letter to Ohio Health Center Community »
The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) shares in the nation’s grief and horror at the deaths of George F...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Community Health Centers Expand Access to Testing »
(COLUMBUS) – The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers applauds the Governor for encouraging Ohioans to seek care a...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Ohio Community Health Centers support legislation protecting underserved from PBM greed »
Ohio Association of Community Health Centers Stand in Support of 340B Protections Ohio Community Health Centers sup...
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 (...

National News
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Drinking Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction? »
“Despite the lack of dine-in customers for nearly 2½ long months during the coronavirus shutdown, Darrell Loo of Waldo Tha...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Public restrooms: What you need to know about using them safely amid the pandemic »
"When Mariel Balaban drove across the United States in the middle of the pandemic, she knew that avoiding public restrooms...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Technology playing central role in COVID-19 response: Innovations boost public health work »
“With COVID-19 spreading rapidly this spring and local health workers facing surveillance gaps, researcher John Brownstein...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Pandemic elevates concerns about violence, harm at home »
“Intimate partner violence and child maltreatment are pervasive and often co-occurring public health problems. IPV include...
Monday, April 27, 2020
CDC Adds New Symptoms to Its List of Possible Covid-19 Signs »
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its list of possible symptoms of the coronavirus, a step that...

Members in the News
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus tests »
"Now that COVID-19 testing is widely available in central Ohio, What's the process like? And we ask officials: Who should...
Friday, June 26, 2020
Coronavirus: Free pop-up testing attracts 2,200+ in Dayton, Xenia »
"More than 2,200 people were tested for the coronavirus at pop-up sites in Dayton and Xenia this week..."   re...
Monday, June 15, 2020
Five Rivers Health Centers plans new headquarters »
“‘We call ourselves a one stop shop for our patients,’ said Gina McFarlane-El, CEO of Five Rivers Health Centers’ CEO A...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Health Care Hero: Doctor caring for underserved takes time to listen to patients »
“Describe what your day is like/what you do: As a family physician, I see patients two days a week in our Dayton clinic. O...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Free coronavirus testing coming to Columbus, targeting minority neighborhoods »
"As part of an effort to address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus pandemic on African Americans, free testin...

OACHC in the News
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Testing options arrive even with no symptoms, no doctor order »
“Coronavirus testing options are increasing in the region, including testing at no cost billed to patients and for people...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Community Health in Ohio During the Coronavirus Pandemic »
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Ohio lawmakers aim to protect clinics for poor from pharmacy middlemen »
"Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect health-care providers serving low-...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Lower prices, more options coming to Ohio marketplace insurance »
"Dayton-area consumers can get free help navigating open enrollment and understanding if they qualify for discounts by mak...
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...

OACHC Updates
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor DeWine's Guidance on K-12 School and the Public Health Advisory Alert System »
Governor DeWine has released his guidance for the 2020-21 K-12 School Year as well as information on the Ohio Public Healt...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eligibility Clarified for FTCA Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic »
  HRSA has issued a particularized determination for health center providers that clarifies eligibility for FTCA c...
Friday, June 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two important notes for CHCs who send COVID specimens to outside labs for analysis re HRSA Uninsured »
If your Health Center collects COVID specimens from patients and then send them out to a lab for processing, please note t...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Face Covering Order »
The Partnership Center is supporting the U.S Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Mana...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BPHC COVID-19 Survey Update; Please Respond Weekly! »
The Bureau of Primary Health Care has circulated the following for all FQHCS and Look-Alikes. OACHC relies on this data to...