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Heartland will be closed on Friday, April 3


In observance of Good Friday, Heartland’s clinic will be closed on Friday, April 3 and the food pantry will be closed on Saturday, April 4. Heartland will resume its regular hours of operation on Monday, April 6.


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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 “year of service.” The AmeriCorps members […]


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Heather has been a passionate volunteer in the Heartland food pantry for more than four years. When asked, Heather explains that she is committed to serving at the food pantry because she wants to give back to the community. Heather felt a need to step out of her bubble and reach out to serve others she may have […]

Heartland’s 2014 Annual Report is now available

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Heartland’s 2014 Annual Report is now available to view here. The Annual Report captures the year that was through stories, pictures, highlights, and financials. Some highlights from 2014: Completed the remodel of our reception area and clinic. Nearly doubled the number of unduplicated patients we had in 2013. Took on HIV/AIDS case management from DCAP. Expanded our partnership […]

Heartland receives highest level of Patient Centered Medical Home recognition


The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognized Heartland Community Health Center as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) on Monday, March 9. The health center’s two-year process of transforming its practice to meet PCMH standards and submit its application came to an end when it received notification that it had received NCQA’s highest […]

Chronic disease management workshop to begin March 24


Americorps members from Heartland Community Health Center will host a free six-week workshop focused on equipping individuals who are managing chronic conditions. The group will meet at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department from noon to 2:30pm on six consecutive Tuesdays beginning March 24. This workshop is ideally suited for individuals with conditions such as diabetes, […]

Best of Lawrence Voting Now Open

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Vote for Heartland in the Best of Lawrence! Best of Lawrence is an annual poll that allows people to vote for their favorite places in Lawrence. There are many categories to vote for including best “Local Medical Clinic.” Follow this link and vote for Heartland Community Health Center under the “Local Medical Clinic” category. Voting ends […]



Hanbo has been serving in the Heartland pantry for more than a year. He has shown commitment to the mission of serving clients in the food pantry in a holistic way. He has dedicated himself to the pantry and is always willing to jump in and serve whenever there is a need. He has gone above and beyond […]

Health agencies offering free 8-week cooking course that begins March 3


Douglas County AmeriCorps members will be teaching “Project Strength,” an eight-week cooking and nutrition course that starts March 3. The cooking course is free, available to anyone, and provided through the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, Heartland Community Health Center and Harvesters: The Community Food Network. The class will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

Blue Orleans Concert to Benefit Heartland


Blue Orleans will be playing a show on Tuesday, February 17 at The Bottleneck and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to Heartland Community Health Center. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. More details are available on The Bottleneck’s website. Learn more about […]