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Ohio News
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Younger COVID-19 cases on the rise in Medina County »
"More than one-third of all coronavirus cases in Medina County are from persons under the age of 35, which coincides with...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Ohio passes 100,000 cases »
“There have been a total of 100,848 cases and 3,669 deaths reported from coronavirus in Ohio as of Sunday, August 9, the O...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Coronavirus in Ohio: Gov. Mike DeWine issues statewide mask order »
“Franklin County and all surrounding counties except Madison were among 19 red counties in Ohio, covering about 60 percent...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Coronavirus in Ohio: Gov. Mike DeWine issues statewide mask order »
“Franklin County and all surrounding counties except Madison were among 19 red counties in Ohio, covering about 60 percent...
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will Franklin County go on ‘purple alert’ for worst coronavirus spread in Ohio? »
“Franklin County and Columbus could have its spike of coronavirus cases — while not an official designation — essentially...

Press Releases
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Community Health Centers Receive Quality Improvement Awards »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Contact:  Julie DiRossi-King, COO August 25, 2020 (614) 507-7805 &nbs...
Monday, August 24, 2020
TruMed® Systems, Inc. Announces Alliance With Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) »
AccuVax is the emerging standard in vaccine storage and handling in use at FQHCs throughout the U.S. AccuVax is a fully-...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
TruMed® Systems, Inc. & OSIS deploy AccuVax® NextGen integration »
TruMed® Systems, Inc. and OSIS deploy AccuVax® NextGen integration to maximize patient safety for immunizations and save s...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Ohio Celebrates National Health Center Week 2020 »
Contact: Julie DiRossi-King jdirossi@ohiochc.org | 614.507.7805   Ohio Celebrates National Health...
Friday, July 17, 2020
OACHC Resolution on Racism as a Public Health Crisis »
  Resolution 1 To support declaring racism as a public health crisis and enact efforts to increas...

National News
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Marvels of Mucus and Phlegm »
"Mucus lines the moist surfaces of your body like the lungs, sinuses, mouth, stomach, and intestines. Even your eyes are c...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month »
"August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio, and Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week. The last week in August is cel...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
American Cancer Society now recommends cervical cancer screening start at 25, not 21 »
“(CNN) Individuals with a cervix are now recommended to start cervical cancers screening at 25 and continue through age 65...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
American Cancer Society now recommends cervical cancer screening start at 25, not 21 »
“(CNN) Individuals with a cervix are now recommended to start cervical cancers screening at 25 and continue through age 65...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record »
“Drug deaths in America, which fell for the first time in 25 years in 2018, rose to record numbers in 2019 and are continu...

Members in the News
Thursday, August 27, 2020
New health center helps remove barriers to health care for students, community »
"A one-stop shop and go-between health center inside Williamsburg Middle and High Schools endeavors to benefit both studen...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Equitas Health's revamped space near downtown Dayton »
"Equitas Health — a nonprofit, LGBTQ-focused healthcare system — has increased the number of exam rooms at its Dayton Medi...
Monday, August 17, 2020
New dental clinic opens to serve Medicaid patients »
"SANDUSKY — Finding a private practice dentist locally is hard for a Medicaid patient. It’s so difficult, Erie and Huron c...
Saturday, August 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dublin pop-up site makes COVID-19 testing more accessible »
"The city partnered with Dublin City Schools, Franklin County Public Health and PrimaryOne Health for the pop-up site. It...
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Five Rivers Health Center holds COVID-19 testing »
"DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The Five Rivers Family Health Center held drive thru COVID-19 testing Saturday. The location a...

OACHC in the News
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
OAFP launches campaign encouraging Ohioans to mask and distance »
“A new social media campaign is underway, urging Ohioans to wear a face covering and practice physical distancing when in...
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 »
Listen to OACHC's Julie DiRossi-King on a podcast.   listen to the podcast
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...

OACHC Updates
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Per BPHC, FQHCs are NOT required to participate in the Uninsured Claims Program »
In an FAQ issued on Aug 20, BPHC stated that FQHCs may participate in the HRSA Uninsured Claims Program, but did not state...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid Testing Information »
CLIA waived rapid testing platform information:   https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/coronavirus-testin...
Monday, July 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ODM Extends Medicaid’s Emergency Telehealth Rules to November 14, 2020 »
In their continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following the Governor DeWine’s recent executive order , the...
Friday, July 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Process to Request State COVID-19 Tests »
The state of Ohio has been allocating testing supplies to local jurisdictions during the past few months. ODH is now tra...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply for FCC COVID Telehealth Funds But Not Awarded? »
On July 8, the FCC distributed the last of the $200 million it received for its COVID-19 Telehealth program. To support ef...