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Fighting to save funding for FQHC’s

Fighting to save funding for FQHC’s

In September, the Community Health Center Fund, which provides funding for federally qualified health centers through the Affordable Care Act, was in jeopardy because Congress failed to act. The deadline for renewing the funding passed by several months before an...

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Safe in the Sun

Safe in the Sun

Hot weekends are around the corner, so let the BBQs, beach trips, and parties begin! While enjoying the sun, remember to take simple steps to protect yourself from harmful ultra violate (UV) rays.

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Families Rely on Medicaid Services to Stay Healthy

Working families rely on Medicaid to stay healthy & provide their children with access to care. Read this powerful story about one family's experience. "All of the healthcare access made available through Medicaid meant that our daughter could be supported in her...

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Opinion: Expanding Contra Costa jail is a flawed policy

Alvaro Fuentes, Executive Director of the Community Clinic Consortium, writes about the concerns of community leaders and health care providers in a recent Op-Ed about the West Contra Costa County jail expansion. "As health care providers and community leaders, we...

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Health Centers Lower Cost of Children’s Care by 35 Percent

Community health centers lower the cost of children's primary care by 35%, compared to other providers. Health centers are reducing overall costs, while providing comprehensive, high-quality care. Money is saved, in part, by offering a broad range of outpatient...

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Medi-Cal has Solano Covered

As the national debate on health care continues, people go about their daily lives, including being healthy, getting sick, and going to the doctor when needed. In Solano County, a significant part of how residents access health care is through Medi-Cal. Medi-Cal is...

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