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The Consortium Quarterly

The Consortium Quarterly

Subscribe to the Health Happenings Newsletter to stay up to date on the latest health center news, local initiatives, and health care policies. Read our latest newsletter: National Health Center Week Newsletter 2019 Sign Up for the Contra Costa County Newsletter...
In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

The Community Clinic Consortium condemns police brutality, and the systemic racism that American social, political, and economic systems have been built on that lead to disadvantage, harm, trauma, and premature death within Black communities. We stand in solidarity...
The Chilling Effect in Contra Costa County | Sofia’s Story

The Chilling Effect in Contra Costa County | Sofia’s Story

Sofia’s Story | The Chilling Effect  Written By: Blanca Gutierrez Names and other identifying information have been changed to protect the anonymity of CVP participants Born and raised in Mexico, Sofia closes her eyes and with a smile recalls her childhood, “I lived...
IBS- More Common than You Think

IBS- More Common than You Think

April is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) awareness month and according to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) approximately 10%-15% of the world suffer from it; many go undiagnosed and are unaware. [1] Individuals with IBS report that...
Heart Disease Disparities Among African Americans

Heart Disease Disparities Among African Americans

April is the National Minority Health Month in the United States. Although the health care field has come a long way to address health inequities, a new report published this month by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services show that ethnic disparities...