David Mark, the CEO at One Health in Hardin, Montana, describes the health center’s service area as having more antelopes than people “We’re beyond rural,” he said.
Health Center Stories
HRSA-funded health centers across the nation have distinguished themselves in promoting public health and providing primary care services in underserved areas. The examples below are a snapshot of the exemplary work health centers have carried out across the country.
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Most years, the news is bad. When government agencies compile annual data about new HIV infections, Miami is typically among the top three cities in America, and sometimes comes in at number one.
More than 3,000 people have downloaded an app on their phones to access health information, check blood pressure and even get dietary suggestions from the Mobile County Health Department in Alabama.
Customized plans for each diabetes patient have become a cornerstone of care at Cross Trails Medical Center in Missouri.
Open Door Family Medical Center in New York launches art therapy program for adolescent girls.
Family Health Centers in Louisville, Kentucky works in dozens of languages to serve refugees.
La Red Health Center in Georgetown, Delaware, sponsors Narcan (naloxone) training to reduce opioid overdoses.
We recently recognized the Family Health Center in Laurel, Mississippi for its outstanding cancer screening efforts. It was one of only 17 centers to receive a National Quality Leader badge.
The De Baca Family Practice Clinic in Fort Sumner, New Mexico will soon reach more students with a new mobile unit that will visit schools in outlying areas.
The snakes were just too much. And yet they were only one problem a patient faced after getting out of a hospital.