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The grant funding, aimed at improving developmental outcomes among children aged 0-5, will enable Heartland to expand its workforce to include Community Health Workers dedicated to pediatric services for families with developmental delays. Heartland is one of only three health centers in the state to receive this award.
As the country’s largest primary care network, Community Health Centers are the health care home for over 30 million Americans in over 14,000 communities across the nation. In 2022, Heartland Community Health Center provided care for more than 20,000 patients, through more than 62,000 visits to their clinics. 57% of these patients were either uninsured or using Medicare/Medicaid as their only form of health insurance. Additionally, through their in-house pharmacy, River City Pharmacy, patients were able to save more than $4.5 million…
Embracing PRIDE Month and Juneteenth: Advancing Health Equity for LGBTQIA+ Individuals and People of Color
As we celebrate PRIDE Month and Juneteenth, let us remember that true equality requires us to address the health disparities…