National Center for Health in Public Housing - NCHPH

National Center for Health in Public Housing - NCHPH NCHPH provides training and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of federally-funded health centers to increase access to health care, eliminate health disparities, and enhance health care delivery for the millions of public housing residents.

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Vaccines: COVID-19 This resource page by the Immunization Action Coalition provides various COVID-19 vaccine resources w...
10/22/2021

Vaccines: COVID-19

This resource page by the Immunization Action Coalition provides various COVID-19 vaccine resources which include recommendations, fact sheets, product information, patient education materials and more.

To read more, click on the link below:
https://bit.ly/3C0vay6

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Vaccines: COVID-19

This resource page by the Immunization Action Coalition provides various COVID-19 vaccine resources which include recommendations, fact sheets, product information, patient education materials and more.

To read more, click on the link below:
https://bit.ly/3C0vay6

#phpcs #fqhcs

Have you registered for #DiabetesNLS2021? Effective diabetes care relies on education that centers the patient experienc...
10/21/2021

Have you registered for #DiabetesNLS2021? Effective diabetes care relies on education that centers the patient experience. This webinar will provide an overview of factors to consider when providing diabetes education and strategies to create patient-centered resources.

Register now at http://bit.ly/Fall2021-NLS2!

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Have you registered for #DiabetesNLS2021? Effective diabetes care relies on education that centers the patient experience. This webinar will provide an overview of factors to consider when providing diabetes education and strategies to create patient-centered resources.

Register now at http://bit.ly/Fall2021-NLS2!

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NCHPH would like congratulate Access Community Health Centers for all of their accomplishments in the past year. Accordi...
10/20/2021

NCHPH would like congratulate Access Community Health Centers for all of their accomplishments in the past year. According to their 2021 annual report, Access Community Health Centers has been working to provide support to neighborhoods and empowering the population they serve as well as transforming care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3vyl8lh

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NCHPH would like congratulate Access Community Health Centers for all of their accomplishments in the past year. According to their 2021 annual report, Access Community Health Centers has been working to provide support to neighborhoods and empowering the population they serve as well as transforming care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3vyl8lh

#phpcs #fqhcs

Please join NCHPH and National Center for Equitable Care for Elders in our upcoming learning collaborative starting Nove...
10/18/2021

Please join NCHPH and National Center for Equitable Care for Elders in our upcoming learning collaborative starting November 1st!

Description:
Healthy lifestyle habits related to diet and exercise play an important role in preventing and managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, but older adults may face unique barriers to adopting or modifying these habits. This learning collaborative will highlight the importance of identifying age-appropriate motivations for behavior change and setting realistic goals.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3vqw44E

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Please join NCHPH and National Center for Equitable Care for Elders in our upcoming learning collaborative starting November 1st!

Description:
Healthy lifestyle habits related to diet and exercise play an important role in preventing and managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, but older adults may face unique barriers to adopting or modifying these habits. This learning collaborative will highlight the importance of identifying age-appropriate motivations for behavior change and setting realistic goals.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3vqw44E

#nchph #fqhcs #phpc

The slides and recording from our latest webinar are now available!Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risk...
10/15/2021

The slides and recording from our latest webinar are now available!

Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Part 1: Background Information and Quitting Tips

Slides: https://bit.ly/3aE4bwe
Recording: https://bit.ly/2YLYcTl

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The slides and recording from our latest webinar are now available!

Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Part 1: Background Information and Quitting Tips

Slides: https://bit.ly/3aE4bwe
Recording: https://bit.ly/2YLYcTl

#nchph #fqhcs #phpc

Venice Family Clinic, CCLAC Program to Tackle Food InsecurityNCHPH congratulates Venice Family Clinic in California for ...
10/15/2021
Using Design Thinking to Prescribe Food as Medicine - Center for Care Innovations

Venice Family Clinic, CCLAC Program to Tackle Food Insecurity

NCHPH congratulates Venice Family Clinic in California for their program which aims to tackle food insecurity among people living below the poverty line who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative also connects patients to supportive services and health screenings.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3mEodMv

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When Venice Family Clinic, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC), and Food Forward joined Catalyst, CCI’s award-winning design thinking program, they were curious about what foo...

10/14/2021

National and State Trends in Anxiety and Depression Severity Scores Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2020–2021

To read more, click on the link below:
https://bit.ly/2WSXrqY

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LEARNING COLLABORATIVE SLIDES NOW AVAILABLE!Session #1: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professional...
10/13/2021

LEARNING COLLABORATIVE SLIDES NOW AVAILABLE!

Session #1: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals Serving Public Housing Residents

In this introductory session, we described how culture can impact access to behavioral health care, described the need for screening cultural identity, and described the learning collaborative curriculum.

To view slides, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3lz7N92

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LEARNING COLLABORATIVE SLIDES NOW AVAILABLE!

Session #1: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals Serving Public Housing Residents

In this introductory session, we described how culture can impact access to behavioral health care, described the need for screening cultural identity, and described the learning collaborative curriculum.

To view slides, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3lz7N92

#nchph #phpc #fqhcs

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and suppo...
10/13/2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

#breastcancerawarenessmonth #breastcancer

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3uLjvAl

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

#breastcancerawarenessmonth #breastcancer

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3uLjvAl

Join the Special and Vulnerable Populations Diabetes Task Force, comprised of 14 National Training and Technical Assista...
10/12/2021

Join the Special and Vulnerable Populations Diabetes Task Force, comprised of 14 National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAPs), for a four-part national learning webinar series to increase foundational knowledge of effective strategies to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes among special and vulnerable Health Center Program patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Register and learn more about the national learning series at chcdiabetes.org. Participants will have the opportunity to receive CE/CNE units.

#DiabetesNLS2021

Join the Special and Vulnerable Populations Diabetes Task Force, comprised of 14 National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAPs), for a four-part national learning webinar series to increase foundational knowledge of effective strategies to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes among special and vulnerable Health Center Program patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Register and learn more about the national learning series at chcdiabetes.org. Participants will have the opportunity to receive CE/CNE units.

#DiabetesNLS2021

UPCOMING EVENT TOMORROW!Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Webinar SeriesTo regist...
10/11/2021

UPCOMING EVENT TOMORROW!

Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Webinar Series

To register, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/2YytRrr

UPCOMING EVENT TOMORROW!

Addressing To***co Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Webinar Series

To register, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/2YytRrr

A Pill Can Reduce Deaths by Half in New Coronavirus Patients, Company Says According to this report by NPR, the pharmace...
10/08/2021
A pill can reduce deaths by half in new coronavirus patients, company says

A Pill Can Reduce Deaths by Half in New Coronavirus Patients, Company Says

According to this report by NPR, the pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. may soon seek authorization for an experimental COVID-19 pill. The pill, an Oral Antiviral Medication called Molnupiravir has shown a 50% reduction in hospitalizations for patients that have tested positive for COVID-19.

To read more, click on the link below:
https://n.pr/2WB0Mei

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If cleared, Merck's drug would be the first pill shown to treat COVID-19, a potentially major advance in efforts to fight the pandemic.

NCHPH would like to congratulate San Ysidro Health for their efforts on improving vaccine accessibility for Latino young...
09/28/2021
What are you waiting for? San Ysidro Health launches campaign to vaccinate Latino young adults

NCHPH would like to congratulate San Ysidro Health for their efforts on improving vaccine accessibility for Latino young adults. The campaign called “Go! What are you waiting for?” is also part of a statewide initiative led by AltaMed Health Services targeting Latino individuals. The campaign not only offers COVID-19 vaccinations but also HIV testing, glucose and blood pressure screenings.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3makPsT

The campaign aims to meet Latinos where they are by improving vaccination accessiblity

UPCOMING EVENT:Building Value and Return on Investment in Housing and Health PartnershipsThis learning collaborative fro...
09/27/2021

UPCOMING EVENT:

Building Value and Return on Investment in Housing and Health Partnerships

This learning collaborative from NCHPH and National Nurse-Led Care Consortium will guide health center staff through practical steps to help build value and return on investment in their current health center and housing authority partnerships. The learning collaborative will consist of four modules that discuss strategies, case studies, and promising practices to increase the impact of partnership activities, ultimately improving the health and social outcomes for residents of public housing. The modules will discuss how to optimize the health center workforce and resources, evaluate existing and developing partnerships, and measure and improve their impact.

Registration Link:
https://bit.ly/3u2gLy8

UPCOMING EVENT:

Building Value and Return on Investment in Housing and Health Partnerships

This learning collaborative from NCHPH and National Nurse-Led Care Consortium will guide health center staff through practical steps to help build value and return on investment in their current health center and housing authority partnerships. The learning collaborative will consist of four modules that discuss strategies, case studies, and promising practices to increase the impact of partnership activities, ultimately improving the health and social outcomes for residents of public housing. The modules will discuss how to optimize the health center workforce and resources, evaluate existing and developing partnerships, and measure and improve their impact.

Registration Link:
https://bit.ly/3u2gLy8

09/24/2021
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Working Less to Provide More Care

This brief by the Urban Institute visually illustrates how families and young children have been affected by the effects of material hardship and increased child care responsibilities. Findings from data from the Well Being and Basic Needs Survey show that although households wanted to work more, they were unable to due child care responsibilities.

To read more, click the link below:
https://urbn.is/2Xt3ZN6

Join us next Wednesday, 9/29 in our FINAL session of our smoking cessation learning collaborative from 1-2 PM! Session 4...
09/23/2021

Join us next Wednesday, 9/29 in our FINAL session of our smoking cessation learning collaborative from 1-2 PM!

Session 4: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in Public Housing Primary Care Settings Learning Collaborative

In the final session of our smoking cessation learning collaborative participants get to participate in an interactive activity in which they will create smoking cessation treatment plans.

Registration Link:
bit.ly/3kTYjnq

Join us next Wednesday, 9/29 in our FINAL session of our smoking cessation learning collaborative from 1-2 PM!

Session 4: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in Public Housing Primary Care Settings Learning Collaborative

In the final session of our smoking cessation learning collaborative participants get to participate in an interactive activity in which they will create smoking cessation treatment plans.

Registration Link:
bit.ly/3kTYjnq

NCHPH would like to congratulate Zufall Health Center located in New Jersey, for serving as an initial partner site for ...
09/22/2021
VA launches VETSmile dental pilot program in New York, New Jersey | VAntage Point

NCHPH would like to congratulate Zufall Health Center located in New Jersey, for serving as an initial partner site for the VETSmile dental pilot program. The program is focused on broadening dental care access for VA-enrolled Veterans. This will be done by collaborating with compassionate dental care sites. Additional pilot sites include NYU College of Dentistry and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3lucVdk

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VETSmile is VA’s community dental partnership, improving access to dental services for VA-enrolled Veterans ineligible for VA dental services

Join us in our learning collaborative session TOMORROW from 1 -2 PM!Session 3: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cess...
09/21/2021

Join us in our learning collaborative session TOMORROW from 1 -2 PM!

Session 3: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in Public Housing Primary Care Settings Learning Collaborative

In this learning collaborative, we will discuss topics such as the challenges posed by individuals with behavioral health issues who want to quit smoking.

Registration Link:
http://ow.ly/Uqcb50G84d6

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Join us in our learning collaborative session TOMORROW from 1 -2 PM!

Session 3: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in Public Housing Primary Care Settings Learning Collaborative

In this learning collaborative, we will discuss topics such as the challenges posed by individuals with behavioral health issues who want to quit smoking.

Registration Link:
http://ow.ly/Uqcb50G84d6

#quitsmoking #nchph #phpc #fqhcs

SLIDES/RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE!Session #2:  Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in PHPC SettingsIn t...
09/20/2021

SLIDES/RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE!

Session #2: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in PHPC Settings

In this NCHPH Learning Collaborative session, we reviewed effective strategies to prevent relapse, examined behavioral techniques to help individuals regain abstinence after a relapse, and discussed medication modification recommendations for various relapse scenarios.

Link: https://bit.ly/3u33XHR

#nchph #smokingcessation #fqhcs #phpc

SLIDES/RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE!

Session #2: Supporting Implementation of Smoking Cessation Programs in PHPC Settings

In this NCHPH Learning Collaborative session, we reviewed effective strategies to prevent relapse, examined behavioral techniques to help individuals regain abstinence after a relapse, and discussed medication modification recommendations for various relapse scenarios.

Link: https://bit.ly/3u33XHR

#nchph #smokingcessation #fqhcs #phpc

HHS Awards Over $48 Million to Health Centers for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative U.S. Department of Heal...
09/20/2021
HHS Awards Over $48 Million to Health Centers for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative

HHS Awards Over $48 Million to Health Centers for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded over $48 million to HRSA-supported health centers with the purpose to expand HIV prevention and treatment, PrEP related services, outreach and care coordination. The initiative also aims to reduce the incidence of HIV infections in the U.S. by 90 percent by 2030.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/39cGjzb

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HHS through HRSA awarded over $48 million to 271 HRSA-supported health centers to expand HIV prevention and treatment.

Disparities in Opioid Overdose Deaths Continue to Worsen for Black People, Study Suggests This article by NIH provides t...
09/17/2021
Disparities in opioid overdose deaths continue to worsen for Black people, study suggests

Disparities in Opioid Overdose Deaths Continue to Worsen for Black People, Study Suggests

This article by NIH provides the results of a study conducted to evaluate how structural racism affects health and leads to drug use and overdose deaths. Results have shown that there was a 38% increase for Non-Hispanic Black individuals in four states of the U.S. related to opioid overdose deaths from 2018 to 2019.

Link: https://bit.ly/2XkWszB

NIH-supported study underscores the need for racially inclusive approach to address the opioid crisis in hard-hit areas.

09/16/2021
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Check out the latest edition of our Public Housing Primary Care COVID-19 By The Numbers Publication!

This publication contains recent COVID-19 statistics in Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) health centers, including race and ethnicity data.

To read more, click the link below:
https://bit.ly/3ApXskZ

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National Center of Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) provides training and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of federally-funded health centers to increase access to health care, eliminate health disparities, and enhance health care delivery for the millions of residents of public and assisted housing.

The goal is to increase the capacity and improve the performance of HRSA supported health center programs and other safety net providers in meeting the specialized health care needs of the public housing residents. The National Center for Health in Public Housing has developed materials for training and education, disseminated best practices and mentored new grantees.

NCHPH professional divisions – – Training and Technical Assistance, Clinical and Quality Assurance and Research, Policy and Health Promotion- – consist of professionals with a common area of interest within the field of public health and that enrich our ability to conduct training and technical assistance activities for Health Center Programs serving public housing residents

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