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Ohio News
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Increasing distribution of overdose-reversing Narcan part of updated city-county drug-addiction batt »
"The 2020 Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan, formerly known as the Franklin County Opiate Action Plan, aims to r...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The Core - Inside Ohio's opioid crisis »
"4,854 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s more than car crashes, gun deaths and homicides combined, accordin...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Cuyahoga County, ADAMHS Board to fund Fentanyl Test Strip distribution program into 2020 »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County are...
Friday, November 15, 2019
HPIO scorecard explores Ohio efforts to address addiction in the criminal justice system »
"The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released the third in a series of inventories and scorecards analyzing Ohio's pol...
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...

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
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Congress Approves Raising Age to 21 for E-Cigarette and Tobacco Sales »
"The House and Senate have now passed a provision that would ban the sale of tobacco and e-cigarettes to anyone under 21,...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
More Adolescents Seek Medical Care For Mental Health Issues »
"Less than a decade ago, the emergency department at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego would see maybe one or two youn...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
How you should spend that extra hour from Daylight Saving Time, for your health »
"We live in a society where the CDC considers sleep deprivation to be a public health epidemic," said Dr. Nate Watson, a p...
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Don’t get tricked this Halloween: How to avoid tooth decay »
"What’s scarier than ghosts, goblins and ghouls? A mouth full of cavities. As Halloween approaches and sweet treats...
Monday, October 14, 2019
E-Cigarettes Went Unchecked in 10 Years of Federal Inaction »
"E-cigarettes and vaping devices, with $7 billion in annual sales, have become a part of daily life for millions of Americ...

Members in the News
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
All-star panel to discuss future of health care in Dayton region »
"The Miami Valley’s legacy of innovation continues today across many sectors, especially health care. The Dayton Business...
Monday, January 13, 2020
Heart of Stark: New health care option in southern Stark County »
"Improving access to health care for the medically underserved community became a reality last week when My Community Heal...
Monday, January 13, 2020
Pharmacy middlemen benefit from drug discount program intended to help poor Ohioans »
"Hopewell Health Centers in southeastern Ohio have stretched limited funds to treat opioid addiction and provide dental se...
Thursday, January 9, 2020
How local health officials combated hepatitis A outbreak »
"Dr. Mamle Anim, chief medical officer at Dayton-based Five Rivers Health Centers, said the federally-qualified health cen...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Local infection control specialists say they've seen a jump in flu cases »
"For weeks at HealthSource of Ohio's West Clermont Wellness Center, they've been seeing kids with the flu. But this week,...

OACHC in the News
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...
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...

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