Jan 8. 2021
CBS Denver | STRIDE has used resources and lessons learned from COVID testing to roll-out a vaccination program in Denver.
Jan. 13, 2021
Public News Service | Colorado Community Health Centers tapped to deliver 20% of the state’s vaccine supply for people age 70 and older.
Dec. 28, 2020
New York Times | H. Jack Geiger, a co-founder and leader of the Community Health Center movement in the U.S., has passed away. Learn more about him and the origins of CHCs in this article.
Dec. 15, 2020
New York Times | Drug makers are pulling back from the 340B Drug Pricing Program, which requires them to offer discounted prices for CHCs and hospitals that rely on taxpayer support.
Dec. 3, 2020
RCHN Community Health Foundation | About 14.1 million adult CHC patients will qualify for phase one of COVID-19 vaccinations due to advanced age or underlying health conditions that put them at high risk.
Nov. 25, 2020
The New York Times | Opinion Dr. Mark Wallace, recently retired CMO of Sunrise Community Health, is recognized for his work as a health care official during the pandemic in this (hypothetical) awards ceremony.
Nov. 2, 2020
Public News Service Staff at Clinica Family Health and Summit Community Care Clinic discuss demand for dental services and how they are keeping patients and staff safe and healthy.
Oct. 29, 2020
STRIDE Community Health Center In this blog, Dr. Stephanie Sandhu, family physician at STRIDE Community Health Center and mother, explains why you should pay attention to those symptoms and get tested.
Sept. 18-20, 2020
PBS-12 Staff of Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc., worked with AARP to explore how and why COVID-19 disproportionately impacts Latinos and older adults in Colorado.
Sept. 15, 2020
Daily Camera Guest editorial by Simon Smith and Danielle Butler, Clinica Family Health.
The Coronavirus Exposed Colorado’s Racial Inequities in Health Care. Community Health Centers Are Trying to Help
Sept. 10, 2020
CPR News Black and Latino residents are disproportionately effected by the pandemic. As systemic responses lag, local community health centers and neighborhood groups have launched efforts of their own to fill the gaps. Clínica Tepeyac and Denver Health are among the organizations featured in this article.
Sept. 1, 2020
Public News Service Access to telehealth services and paid sick leave have been critical for agricultural workers. Staff from Salud Family Health Centers and Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. explain how their relationships with community leaders, trusted by workers, was key to connecting workers with care.
Aug. 11, 2020
KUNC Governor Polis signed an executive order on April 1 that expanded the accessibility and sustainability of telemedicine in Colorado.
May 14, 2020
Public News Service Colorado’s Community Health Centers are getting creative and going mobile to serve homeless communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 22, 2020
4CBSDenver STRIDE Community Health Center provided a place for MSU nursing students in need of on-the-job training to finish their education – now they are on the front line fighting COVID-19.
April 22, 2020
Stateline The Pew Charitable Trusts, blog.
April 8, 2020
Summit Daily Summit County and the state are likely just a few weeks away from the peak of new coronavirus cases, according to Summit Community Care Clinic Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathleen Cowie.
Summit Community Care Clinic works to take pressure off the hospital emergency department during coronavirus outbreak
March 30, 2020
Summit Daily The Summit Community Care Clinic’s doors are open and workers are providing care amid the COVID-19 public health crisis.
March 25, 2020
Denver Business Journal Colorado Community Health Centers receive initial emergency funding for COVID-19 services, Denver-area CHC leaders interviewed.
“We can see patients without the ability to pay. We’re here. We’re here and we care.” Erica Sherer, CEO of Sheridan
March 24, 2020
Public News Service CCHN’s Vice President of Strategy and Finance Polly Anderson discusses the state of Colorado’s Community Health Centers during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
March 23, 2020
National Coalition for the Homeless Outraged and Concerned About the Appointment of Robert Marbut to Head USICH
Dec. 6, 2019
Blog post on NationalHomeless.org John Parvensky, President and CEO, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, discussed why this appointment raises concerns about the Trump Administration’s plans to address homelessness.
Feb. 13, 2020
Daily Camera Salud Family Health Centers participate in annual American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile Day.
Feb. 6, 2020
Feb. 4, 2020
Public News Service Polly Anderson, CCHN, quoted in article discussing HB20-1092, a bill to address Medicaid reimbursement for CHCs for telemedicine and clinical pharmacy services.
Jan. 29, 2020
mHealthIntelligence Dr. Chris Tonozzi, Mountain Family Health Centers, quoted in article discussing HB20-1092, a bill to address Medicaid reimbursement for CHCs for telemedicine and clinical pharmacy services.
Jan. 28, 2020
Post Independent Dr. Chris Tonozzi, Mountain Family Health Centers, quoted in article discussing HB20-1092, a bill to address Medicaid reimbursement for CHCs for telemedicine and clinical pharmacy services.
Nov. 19, 2019
Aspen Public Radio Ross Brooks, CEO of Mountain Family Health Centers, discussed the impacts of delayed federal funding on Community Health Centers and the people for whom they provide health care.
Nov. 14, 2019
Longmont Times -Call In her letter to the editor, Colleen Laeger, Board Member, Salud Family Health Centers, explains the value of Community Health Centers and asks for community help in urging Congress to renew CHC funding.
Oct. 16, 2019
Fort Morgan Times Staff from Salud Family Health Centers joined other community representatives to discuss Morgan County health care needs and staff training and recruitment with Gov. Polis.
Sept. 26, 2019
Sept. 25, 2019
Colorado Community Media Letter to the editor by Jean Sisneros, Chair of the Board of Directors, STRIDE Community Health Center
Sept. 16, 2019
Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc., blog.
Aug. 8, 2019
Colorado Health Institute blog.
Aug. 6, 2019
Denverite. The clinic primarily serves Latino patients, who visit a dentist at lower rates than other groups.
Aug. 5, 2019
Public News Service. High Plains Community Health Center and Axis Health Systems plans trees during National Health Center Week; many more activities happening at CHCs across the state.
Aug. 1, 2019
Public News Service. Mountain Family Health Centers Pilot New Option to Help Workers Get Health Care.
July 24, 2019
Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc., blog.
5280 – Health 2019 Edition They’re neither your doctors nor your nurses, but their jobs—and training—could mean a lot to your health.
May 20, 2019
Public News Service. Psychologist Erin Baurle of STRIDE CHC and the Let’s Talk Colorado campaign offer tips to help address the unique challenges men face with mental health care needs.
Denver Foundation. A Colorado Health Access Fund grant has helped Salud Family Health Centers expand its behavioral health team.
May 7, 2019
Public News Service. Summary of health care bills that passed in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session and ones that did not.
May 1, 2019
Denver7 Mile High Living. This month is Mental Health Month. Dr. Baurle of STRIDE CHC discusses how to start the conversation to support a loved one’s well-being.
April 21, 2019
Post Independent. Mountain Family Health Centers column on the importance of taking care of your mental health.
March 28, 2019
Public News Service. Colorado Community Health Center staff and board members visit Colorado members of Congress in DC to discuss the future of Community Health Centers and health care in Colorado.
Feb. 6, 2019
U.S. News & World Report. Patients and providers at Clínica Tepeyac and STRIDE Community Health Center (formerly called MCPN) discuss how addressing social issues improves health.
Feb. 2, 2019
Public News Service. Dr. Sheri Sharp, VP for behavioral health for Peak Vista Community Health Centers, discusses the shortage of behavioral-health providers and how loan repayment programs can help.
Dec. 12, 2018
Cortez Journal. Axis Healthcare System’s Cortez site achieves Patient-Centers Medical Home recognition.
Dec. 7, 2018
KUNC. Sunrise Community Health CEO Mitzi Moran quoted. Includes side-by-side graphic of current law versus proposed rule.