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Colorado CHCs to Receive Funding Infusion to Expand Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine

Contact: Maureen Maxwell by email or cell (303) 913-9078 or Grace Trautman by email DENVER― The White House announced today the distribution of $10 billion in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act to expand access to the COVID-19 vaccines and to build vaccine confidence in the hardest-hit and highest-risk communities. Colorado Community Health Centers

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Janet Rasmussen, Clinica Family Health, Chosen as CCHN Advocate of the Year

DENVER― On March 17, CCHN presented the CCHN Advocate of the Year Award to Janet Rasmussen, the Chief Integrated Services Officer for Clinica Family Health, at CCHN’s Policy and Issues Forum. “Janet has been a part of the CHC family for over 30 years, including time as the director of CCHN!” said Annette Kowal, CEO

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John Santistevan Awarded Stanley J. Brasher Community Health Gratitude Award

DENVER―On March 17, CCHN presented the eighth annual Stanley J. Brasher Community Health Gratitude Award to John Santistevan, CEO of Salud Family Health Centers, at CCHN’s Policy and Issues Forum. This award was named in honor of Jerry Brasher, former CEO of Salud Family Health Centers and one of CCHN’s founders. It is given to

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CCHN Joins in Celebration and Working for Justice and Fairness in Health Care System

Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER―Today, Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) will join our colleagues in celebrating a historic inauguration, along with the opportunities it will bring. We look forward to working with the Biden/Harris administration, as well as members of Congress, Democrats, Republicans,

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Community Health Centers Essential to Colorado Response to Pandemic

Weekly Report Shows Update in Weekly Health Care Activity and COVID-19 Testing DENVER― Colorado Community Health Centers (CHCs) continue to be on the front lines of the pandemic and are a significant part of Colorado’s response to COVID-19. CHCs continue to innovate how they provide care, increasing telehealth access, providing drive-through COVID-19 testing, setting aside

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Community Health Centers Continue Commitment to Access to Health Care for All

Election Over, Health Care Work Continues Statement attributable to Annette Kowal President and Chief Executive Officer Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― The 2020 elections are over and there are new elected officials and many who have been re-elected to continue to serve. Democracy proceeds and we are grateful. We need to make sure we,

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Racism is a public health issue

Statement of Annette Kowal, Chief Executive Officer and President The Community Health Center movement emerged from the civil rights movement, with a goal of health equity. The first two health centers began in 1967, in urban Boston, Massachusetts and rural Mound Bayou, Mississippi, because more needed to be done to bring racial equity to the

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United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to Support Behavioral Health Needs of Colorado Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

 

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Community Health Centers Are Helping Colorado Address COVID-19

  Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― Colorado Community Health Centers, the health care homes for more than one in seven people in Colorado, are responding to the current public health crisis with energy and commitment, rapidly adjusting services and practices to meet patient

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