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Three food drives this week to benefit Heartland food pantry

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There will be three food drives this week that benefit the food pantry at Heartland Community Health Center, which serves more than 200 families a month in Lawrence. Here are the details: –  KU’s Phi Delta Epsilon Kansas Alpha will be doing their food drive on the KU campus all day Wednesday, April 23 to […]


Multiply your food donation

For the rest of this month, all donations to the Heartland food pantry will have added value. The Feinstein Foundation, based out of Rhode Island, divides $1 million every year and gives it to various charities and organizations across the country. This year, Heartland is one of those organizations. So,  more food pantry donations in […]


Free healthy cooking course

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Heartland Community Health Center, the United Way of Douglas County, and Harvesters are teaming up to provide a free eight week cooking course. The courses will be on Wednesdays from 5-7pm from May 7 to June 25 at the United Way of Douglas County. The course will focus on the basics of nutrition, food safety, […]


Become an Americorps Member at Heartland

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  Interested in health care and want to give a year (or more) of service to help improve the health and lives of underserved members in our community? Apply to become an AmeriCorps member at Heartland Community Health Center! Being an AmeriCorps member is a full-time job. The Americorps members at Heartland are aspiring health […]


Johnny is covered

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It is no secret that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is among the hottest of hot button issues in our country right now. In October 2013, the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace–a part of the ACA that created a one-stop shop for buying health insurance–caused the buzz around this new legislation to reach a […]


Heartland’s 2013 Annual Report is now available

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Heartland Community Health Center’s 2013 Annual Report is now available online. Click here to read it. Highlights of 2013: Heartland hired a new Medical Director, Dan Purdom, MD, and a Nurse Practitioner, Nicole Delimont. Grew capacity and had more than 5,800 patient visits. Remodeled the reception area and clinic. Continued growth in the partnership between Heartland […]


Health Insurance Marketplace Town Halls

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Do you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace or the Affordable Care Act and what they mean for you? We can help! Heartland Community Health Center, in partnership with Lawrence Memorial Hospital, the Lawrence Douglas County Health Department, and the Bert Nash Center will be putting on three more Health Insurance Marketplace Town Halls […]


Celebrating Heartland’s remodeled clinic

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On Tuesday, February 18, Heartland Community Health Center hosted an Open House to showcase its remodeled clinic. More than 70 people came through the clinic during the two hour event, which featured hors d’oeuvres and decor by Arterra Event Gallery, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Thanks to everyone who came out and made it a […]


Heartland’s Open House rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18

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Due to the inclement weather, Heartland Community Health Center has decided to reschedule their Open House for Tuesday, February 18 from 4:30 to 6:30pm. Heartland is excited to open its newly remodeled facility to the public during this Open House event. The event is free and open to the community. During the Open House, you’ll have […]


Heartland Community Health Center moves into remodeled space

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Heartland Community Health Center opened for its first day of business in its remodeled space today. The completed remodel created a more modern, private, comfortable and welcoming reception area for patients, and added more exam rooms to increase the health center’s capacity for seeing patients. Heartland will host an Open House to showcase the remodeled […]