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Thursday, May 2, 2019
First responders celebrated for efforts against addiction »
"Medina County is recognizing first responders this week for ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic..."  ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Local public health officials on high alert as measles spreads across country »
"Babies' immune systems are not well developed," Dr. Jillian Schaffeld, a pediatrician at Healthsource of Ohio, said. "The...
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Obstetrician gives advice to new dads under Medicaid »
"Dr. Brad Lucas has seen the effects of poverty and how it can make a certain population seem helpless and unreachable. In...
Friday, April 19, 2019
This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says »
"There have been 21 weeks of elevated flu activity reported in the United States during the 2018-19 flu season, based on d...
Monday, March 18, 2019
DeWine calls for raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21 »
"Ohio would become the latest state to increase the legal age to buy cigarettes under Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed two-year...

Press Releases
Friday, May 3, 2019
OACHC Seeks Inclusion of Key Workforce Program in the State Budget »
"While OACHC is appreciative of the state budgets’ efforts to support Ohio’s youngest and most vulnerable, there is great...
Friday, March 15, 2019
OACHC Applauds Governor’s Investment In Ohio’s Future »
Ohio’s executive budget hits on many of Ohio’s Community Health Center priorities; misses on primary care workforce...
Friday, September 21, 2018
Health Centers are Part of the Strategy to Combat Ohio's Opioid Crisis »
"Ohio’s Community Health Centers received nearly $13 million to combat the opioid crisis. The U.S. Health Resources and Se...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
OACHC Comments Regarding Ohio’s 1115 Work Requirement Waiver »
"Over the last four years, Ohio’s Community Health Centers have seen firsthand uninsured patients become Medicaid enrollee...
Monday, March 12, 2018
OACHC Comments Regarding Ohio’s 1115 Work Requirement Waiver (State) »
"The Ohio General Assembly mandated the Ohio Department of Medicaid seek federal approval for an Group VIII Work Requirem...

National News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
It's Not Just Measles. What You Should Know About Vaccines For Adults »
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that the number of measles cases this year has climbed...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Federal judge orders FDA to start regulating e-cigarettes »
"A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to speed up its reviews of thousands of elect...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Listing added sugar content in soda could save $31 billion in health costs, study finds »
"In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration mandated that companies include in food labels the amount of added sugar i...
Sunday, April 14, 2019
The disturbing links between too much weight and several types of cancer »
"Smoking has been the No. 1 preventable cause of cancer for decades and still kills more than 500,000 people a year in the...
Friday, April 5, 2019
Mystery E. coli outbreak sickens 72 people in 5 states, CDC says »
"A multistate outbreak of E. coli has raised alarms and questions: As of Thursday, 72 people in five states have become il...

Members in the News
Monday, May 13, 2019
"Journey to Health:" Health documentary airs on Local 12 Saturday »
"Hamilton County Public Health celebrates 100 years of service in 2019, and Local 12 has been working with dozens of healt...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Akron-based ASIA Inc. names Elaine Tso its CEO »
"Akron-based Asian Services In Action Inc., has named Elaine Tso as its new chief executive officer. Tso succeeds Micha...
Sunday, April 28, 2019
BRIDGES offers enhanced accessibility to medication »
"Community Mental Healthcare has enhanced accessibility to substance-abuse treatment with the recent transition of its BRI...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Twenty-five years later, Project OpenHand still provides love, good food to those with HIV/AIDS »
"Bill Hardy, president and CEO of Equitas Health, said disparities in access to medications, care and awareness are thwart...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Rocky Fork Medical Center opens »
"Highland Health Providers (HHP) has announced the opening of Rocky Fork Medical Center located at 11130 North Shore Drive...

OACHC in the News
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...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Cleveland East Side Market grand opening set for Wednesday »
"The grand opening of the new East Side Market on E. 105th Street and St. Clair Avenue is set for Wednesday morning; a maj...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Ohio should lead the attack on income-based health disparity »
"But the most on-point perspective may have come from Dr. Ted Wymyslo, a former state health director who is now chief med...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
March is national colorectal cancer awareness month »
" The program not only improves patient health outcomes, but also helps strengthen practice efficiencies, and team communi...
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Blood Pressure Screening in the Dental Office »
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