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Friday, November 02, 2018

Berks is Burgeoning!

Berks Community Health Center   has been on the growth track since it opened six years ago, adding hundreds of patients a month at its three locations in Reading. It's also brought on new specialists and services to help people with significant health problems who often struggle to get the care they need. And now that growth extends to a fourth location - a 37,500 square foot former Giant supermarket. One side of the building will feature 40 rooms for medical and pediatric exams. The other will house dental, optometry, podiatry and other specialty care. In addition, there's a room for community meetings, space for medication assisted treatment, and space to lease for lab services, physical therapy and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. With the addition of the new location the health center could employ about 240 people and serve 19,000 patients by the end of next year, according to CEO Mary Kargbo.

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PACHC Highlights

2018 UDS Training

Event date: 12/12/2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Our 2018 UDS Training will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at the Best Western Premier, Central Hotel and Conference Center, 800 E Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

Save the Date: BPHC All-Programs Webcast

The next Bureau of Primary Health care (BPHC) All-Programs webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm ET.

We Grieve with Pittsburgh

We are deeply saddened by the senseless acts of violence that continue to plague our nation and, this week, our state and health center community.

Need Health Insurance Help? November 1 begins Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplace

Harrisburg, PA – Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace starts Thursday, November 1 and runs through December 15, 2018 with coverage beginning January 1, 2019. 

A One-Stop Resource Shop for Health Centers

Under the direction of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), NACHC and the 19 other HRSA national cooperative agreement (NCA) entities have developed an online health center resource center.

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