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Circle the City comes full circle with new Phoenix medical clinic for the homeless

Jessica Boehm, Arizona Republic It’s been just a few weeks since Circle the City cut the ribbon on its new medical respite center — a 50-bed facility where people experiencing homelessness and medical concerns can live and get treatment from …

Most Influential Women: Peggy Chase, Terros Health

By Michael Gossie – AZ Big Media Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, Azbigmedia.com will profile one of the Most Influential Women …

Circle the City to Open Downtown Family Health Center in August

By Patrick O’Grady – Phoenix Business Journal A Phoenix nonprofit is opening a $1.5 million health care facility aimed at treating the homeless and taking that burden off local hospitals and providers. Circle the City has launched its Downtown Family Health …

UnitedHealthcare awards $2M to community organizations

UnitedHealthcare has awarded $2 million in grants to local organizations that are expanding social services to address some of Arizona’s key social determinants of health, like food security. Grant recipients include: • Association of Arizona Food Banks to increase access …

Rep. Elise Stefanik, New Co-Chair of the Community Health Centers Caucus

NACHC is thrilled to announce that Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21) joined as Co-Chair of the Community Health Centers Caucus alongside Reps. Kay Granger (R-TX), Mike Capuano (D-MA), and Danny Davis (D-IL). Rep. Stefanik has been a great champion of community …

NOAH Receives $30,000 to Provide Oral Health Services to Underserved Children

Delta Dental of Arizona partners with NOAH to reach low income communities Statistics show tooth decay in children and adolescents is twice as high for underserved families than those from higher incomes due to lack of education about the importance …

Chiricahua medical units bring health care to disadvantaged areas

By Lauren Renteria Health care is taking a whole new form, bringing doctors to neighborhoods where regular checkups and wellness exams are nearly nonexistent. Chiricahua Community Health Centers just purchased its fourth mobile health unit earlier this year. The mobile …

Arizona Department of Health Services Publishes Updated Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

News Release For Immediate Release: May 25, 2018 Media Contact: Chris J. Minnick Mobile: 480-745-5825 E-Mail: chris.minnick@azdhs.gov Arizona Department of Health Services Publishes Updated Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Guidelines Promote Patient Safety and Best Practices if Prescribing Opioids for Acute and Chronic …

Desert Senita talks to chamber about community health services

ARIZONA CITY — Representatives from the Desert Senita Community Health Center spoke at the Arizona City Chamber Luncheon about what they are doing in the community. According to Desert Senita Community Health Center CEO Jonathan Leonard, the center, a patient-centered …

‘A time and place to heal’: Arizona’s first homeless respite center expands

“Four years ago, Denise Miles was living on the streets in Phoenix because she had nowhere else to go. After years of working and raising children, she made a series of “really, really awful choices,” and ended up homeless, she …