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Upcoming Community Events

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Heartland Community Health Center will be represented at several community events in the coming weeks. See the events, dates, and times below, and come join Heartland! Dental Day at Douglas County Dental Clinic Friday, September 19 from 5:30am-2pm Cordley Carnival Wellness Expo at Abe & Jake’s Sunday, September 21 from 2-5pm Kickin’ It With WIC […]


Heartland Goes Pink on Thursday, Oct. 2

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In honor of  National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Heartland Goes Pink will be an evening to celebrate women’s health on Thursday, October 2 from 5:00-6:30pm in the Carnegie Building (200 W. 9th St., Lawrence, KS). Join Heartland Community Health Center and Early Detection Works for an evening of inspiring breast cancer survivor stories, information about local women’s health resources, […]


Heartland closing early on Wednesday, September 10

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Heartland will be closing at 5pm on Wednesday, September 10 and will reopen on Thursday, September 11 at 9am.


Heartland welcomes a new provider

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Heartland has a new provider! Jolynne Myers, APRN, started with Heartland on August 11. Jolynne is a Kansas native who has a Master of Science in Nursing from UMKC and in Exercise Physiology and Health Education from KU. She spent 17 years working in a hospital setting before joining a primary care practice. In 2009, […]


Heartland is looking to fill an Americorps VISTA position in its food pantry

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Are you passionate about health, wellness, and nutrition? Heartland Community Health Center is a local leader in furthering good health in our community and is looking to fill a key 12 month Americorps VISTA service position in its food pantry. The food pantry at Heartland is integrated with its health care clinic and provides more than 120 […]


Meet the August 2014 Volunteer of the Month: Katharine

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Why do you enjoy volunteering at Heartland? I like volunteering for Heartland because I get to interact with the population that I want to serve long-term. They’re quirky, down to earth, and gracious. Its also great to be in a place that truly has a heart for the community, not just in a healthcare perspective. […]


What exactly do community health centers do?

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For more than 45 years, health centers have provided quality, comprehensive primary health care services to medically underserved communities and vulnerable populations. Health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that serve populations with limited access to health care. A few of the many benefits health centers provide are that they provide affordable care to the […]


Back to School with Heartland

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Heartland Community Health Center is celebrating National Health Center Week by hosting a week of back to school events. Back to School with Heartland will be from August 11-15. The clinic will be offering students who are uninsured $20 physicals with free immunizations and backpacks with school supplies. Children who are insured or on Kancare […]


Heartland Medical Director returns from U.S. border assignment

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An ordinary week for Dr. Dan Purdom involves spending roughly forty hours caring for patients in the Riverfront Plaza at Heartland Community Health Center, but the last couple weeks were far from ordinary. On June 19, Dr. Purdom was activated by the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and assigned with a team to Nogales, Arizona […]


Heartland Block Party set for Saturday, August 9

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Heartland Community Health Center will host its third annual Block Party on Saturday, August 9 from 7pm to 9pm in the Heartland parking lot (7th and New York). The Block Party is a completely free event. Turkey hot dogs and fresh fruit and vegetables will be served. The event will also feature giveaways and live music. […]