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Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers serves as the collective voice for Pennsylvania's Federally Qualified Health Centers (FHQCs), FQHC Look-Alikes (FQHCLAs), and non-profit Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).  Our members are unique nonprofit primary care facilities that provide a wide array of services to Pennsylvanians in underserved areas of the state. There are nearly 300 sites in 52 counties serving over 800,000 Pennsylvanians.  At these primary care facilities, patients will receive high quality care at a price they can afford with sliding fees based on income and family size.

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Friday, May 04, 2018

Help Spread the Word on PA GET HELP NOW Hotline

PACHC has developed posters and social media sample messages and images to help you get the word out on the state's new hotline to get individuals connected to help for opioid use disorder.  You can access the materials here. PACHC is working with state officials to come up with ways to not only connect individuals to medication assisted treatment, but to also connect them to health centers as their healthcare home for medical, dental and behavioral health care.  Access the PACHC map of health centers offering medication assisted treatment (MAT) here and let us know if updates or corrections need to be made for your health center's sites. If you have other suggestions on how PACHC can support you in responding to the opioid crisis in the communities you serve, please let us know.  Once again, health centers are on the front line of response to a public health emergency.

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