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Aug. 24, 2016:
CHCs Help Baker Administration Expand Reach of Opioid Core Competencies


Aug. 8, 2016:
Incubators of Innovation: Our Nation's Community Health Centers


June 17, 2016:
HHS awards $5.4 million to 15 MA health centers to expand oral health services


Apr. 4, 2016:
GE Commits $50m to Empower Boston's Students, Build Capabilities & Careers, And Improve Health; Pledges $15 million to Community Health Centers


Mar. 11, 2016:
HHS awards $6.8 million to 20 Massachusetts health centers to help treat prescription opioid abuse


Jan. 12, 2016:
More than Medicine: MA Community Health Centers Deliver on the Future, Today


Dec. 21, 2015:
Health Center O&E Staff Continue to Play Major Role in Health Connector's Success


Nov. 24, 2015:
Med School Grads Not Prepared for Modern Healthcare, Say One in Two Health Center Advocates


Sept. 25, 2015:
Mayor Walsh, NHP, Partners and the League Announce $6 Million in Grants to Community Health Centers


Aug. 9, 2015:
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Celebrates 50th Year of Health Center Movement Launched in Boston


July 24, 2015:
Redetermine Data Shows 93 Percent Still Eligible for MassHealth, Connector Subsidies


June 6, 2015:
Outstanding Health Center Employees Honored at League's 2015 Gala


Apr. 14, 2015:
Health Center Clinicians & Program Staff Recognized for Immunization Work


Apr. 8, 2015:
Report: Health Centers Save Massachusetts More Than $1 Billion Annually


Mar. 9, 2015:
Health Center O&E Staff Play Major Role in Health Connector's Success


Mar. 9, 2015:
Sold-Out League Board Symposium Focuses on History, Compliance & Health


Feb. 13, 2015:
Health Connector Pushes Deadline for Health Insurance Applications to Feb. 23


Jan. 12, 2015:
Practical Aspects of Implementing Hepatitis C Virus Screening in Community Health Centers


Jan. 8, 2015:
Community Health Center Physician-Leader Monica Bharel Chosen to Head MA DPH


Nov. 18, 2014:
Boston Health Care for the Homeless and East Boston NHC Make Globe's 2014 Top Places to Work List


Nov. 14, 2014:
Second Launch of ACA Coverage Expansions off to Strong Start


Oct. 30, 2014:
Statement on the passing of Mayor Thomas M. Menino


Oct. 16, 2014:
League Welcomes Beloved Fitzgerald Youth Sports Institute to its Family of Programs


Oct. 15, 2014:
Access is the Answer Advocacy Alert


Oct. 3, 2014:
I Vote, I Count Posters Now Available For Download


Sept. 4, 2014:
NASHP Recognizes Two High-Performing MA Health Centers


Aug. 11, 2014:
Secretary Polanowicz Kicks-Off Health Center Week; Tours Six Massachusetts Community Health Centers


Aug. 4, 2014:
9 Health Centers Awarded Behavioral Health Integration Funding


July 30, 2014:
Governor Patrick, Secretary Polanowicz Visit Brockton Neighborhood Health Center


July 3, 2014:
Health Center Outreach Workers Recognized for Heroic Efforts


July 3, 2014:
National Association of Community Health Centers Expands Outreach to Hire Veterans


June 13, 2014:
2014 Kraft Center Symposium Celebrates Next Generation of Health Center Leaders


June 5, 2014:
HRSA Releases FY 2014 Health Center Expanded Services Supplemental Funding Opportunity


June 5, 2014:
Neighborhood Health Plan, Partners HealthCare, and the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers Announce $6 Million in Grants for CHCs


Apr. 17, 2014:
Governor Patrick Announces $2 Million in Workforce Grants at Lynn CHC


Apr. 17, 2014
MA Health Centers and the League Profiled by RCHN Community Health Foundation


Feb. 26, 2014
Walsh, Coakley Join League Membership Meeting


Jan. 29, 2014
17 MA Health Centers Awarded State Funding as Leaders & Participants in Partnerships to Promote Health, Wellness


Nov. 8, 2013:
MA Receives $3.5 Million in ACA Funding to Support New Federal Health Center Sites; Funding will Create Primary Care Access for 24,500 More Residents


Oct. 1, 2013:
Ready. Set. Launch! MA Health Centers Ready for Start of ACA Enrollment


Sept. 13, 2013:
League Joins with MA DPH to Highlight Preparedness


Sept. 13, 2013:
Hunt Receives NACHC Leadership Award


Aug. 21, 2013:
National Health Center Week Spotlight: NHP, Partners and League Announce Grants to Cape Centers


Aug. 11, 2013:
Governor Patrick Marks National Health Center Week; Issues Proclamation Declaring MA Health Centers as Models for Reform


June 21, 2013:
McGovern, Johnston and 6 Health Center Heroes Honored as Marvels of Massachusetts


Apr. 30, 2013:
Sen. Moore joins Health Centers at State House; Centers promote need for state investments in proven model of care


Apr. 22, 2013:
In Face of Terror, Communities Unite in Compassion and Strength


Apr. 2, 2013:
Community Health Centers and Boston Moves For Health Promote Fitness and Better Health with Flash Mob Walk, Zumba Class on City Hall Plaza


Mar. 22, 2013:
Congress Ensures Funding in Fiscal Year 2013 for Health Centers


Feb. 28, 2013:
Health centers subject to major cuts if federal budget sequester takes effect; Could impede MA efforts to expand care to more patients in need


Feb. 6, 2013:
Health Center Leader Testifies Before Senate Panel


Jan. 16, 2013:
NHP, Partners and the League Announce $4.25 Million in First Round Grants for Health Centers


Jan. 14, 2013:
Community Health Centers vaccinate more than 6,000 people as they answer Mayor Menino's call to organize emergency flu clinics across the city


Dec. 3, 2012:
League, NHP, ADA and Boston Health Centers Team Up to Raise Diabetes Awareness


Nov. 8, 2012:
NeighborCare Media Campaign Launches


Oct. 22, 2012:
Kraft Center Recruiting Next Round of Fellows and Practitioners; Applications Due November 15th


Oct. 1, 2012:
Neighborhood Health Plan, Partners HealthCare and the League announce up to $90 million in grants for CHCs


Aug. 8, 2012:
Community health centers perform equal to or better than private practice PCPs


June 29, 2012:
Supreme Court upholds ACA


June 26, 2012:
Patrick-Murray Administration announces $3 million in awards to hospitals and community health centers to enhance innovative care efforts throughout the state


May 11, 2012:
Boston road race funds first colon cancer educational program for Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers


May 1, 2012:
Massachusetts to receive $33,716,628 in grants from the new health care law for community health centers


Apr. 10, 2012:
League Community Health Institute Program & online registration now available


Mar. 9, 2012:
Governor and other state leaders recognize health centers as innovators in patient-centered care


Feb. 2, 2012:
Community health centers roll out quality improvement results


Jan. 11, 2012:
Health Center Special Projects grant application now available online; NHSC Loan Repayment Program application cycle now open


Dec. 14, 2011:
2,000 Items in 2 Weeks: League launches food drive for CHC food pantries


Dec. 1, 2011:
World Aids Day 2011: Getting to zero


Nov. 9, 2011:
Kraft Family Center rolls out first of several health center-based initiatives


Oct. 12, 2011:
Supporters urged to join Oct. 13 national call-in effort to preserve federal funding for community health centers


Aug. 8, 2011:
Study: MA patients choose health center care


June 17, 2011:
Health plans, League make $40K contribution to Tornado Relief Fund


June 10, 2011:
League launches relief fund for Caring Health Center and other centers affected by devastating June 1st storms


June 6, 2011:
Tornadoes damage Springfield's Caring Health Center


May 25, 2011:
Victoria Reggie Kennedy to be honored at June 3 League Gala


May 11, 2011:
Community health centers provide update to legislators on patient-centered initiatives


Apr. 12, 2011:
Governor marks 5th anniversary of health reform at Dorchester House


Mar. 9, 2011:
Governor praises health centers as models for reform


Feb. 22, 2011:
MA health centers recognized as model for new approach to care delivery


Feb. 8, 2011:
Spotlight: Patricia Hao, Codman Square Health Center, Inc.


Feb. 1, 2011:
Winter Weather Alert


Jan. 18, 2011:
League launches seasonal flu vaccination campaign through social media


Jan. 12, 2011:
Kraft family makes $20 million grant to attract primary care providers to health centers


Dec. 14, 2010:
Geiger Gibson CHC marks 45 years as nation's first health center


Dec. 7, 2010:
National Influenza Vaccination Week


Nov. 30, 2010:
Nations mark World AIDS Day


Nov. 30, 2010:
Fenway Health at forefront of U.S. study demonstrating effectiveness of new HIV prevention tool


Oct. 8, 2010:
Massachusetts community health centers receive $43.5 million in federal construction grants


Sept. 9, 2010:
Massachusetts health center news roundup: Senator Brown visits Brockton Neighborhood Health Center; Hunt, Walczak, Williams, Morrison recognized by BBJ as Health Care Champions; Hafer, Abrams, Iselin and Murray receive Rx for Excellence awards


Aug. 26, 2010:
Great Brook Valley Health Center renamed in Senator Kennedy's honor


Aug. 25, 2010:
In remembrance of a champion


Aug. 17, 2010:
MA leaders help mark National Health Center Week


Aug. 8, 2010:
Massachusetts marks National Health Center Week


June 18, 2010:
Governor meets with community health centers;
Praises use, impact of stimulus funds


Apr. 22, 2010:
H. Jack Geiger, physician-activist and community health center founder, visits Boston health centers


Mar. 25, 2010:
Health centers provide update to state legislators, staff members


Mar. 25, 2010:
President signs national health reform into law


Mar. 9, 2010:
CHCs meet with MA congressional delegation;
Voice support for national health reform


Mar. 9, 2010:
Lynn Community Health Center dentist hailed as hero


Feb. 19, 2010:
Governor hears about the benefits of stimulus funding during visit to Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center


Feb. 19, 2010:
GWU study: Health centers providing robust return on stimulus investment


Jan. 20, 2010:
Community health centers working with state on Haiti relief efforts


Jan. 20, 2010:
Governor Patrick announces $1 million for H1N1 outreach to communities of color


Jan. 8, 2010:
Boston Public Health Commission honors
community health centers and the League


Dec. 22, 2009:
Community health centers mark 44-year anniversary


Dec. 9, 2009:
Massachusetts health centers receive $80 million
in federal stimulus funds


Dec. 1, 2009:
World AIDS Day marked through remembrance
of Ryan White


Nov. 13, 2009:
HealthCorps members begin another program year


Nov. 5, 2009:
League rolls out SEARCH Program


Oct. 26, 2009:
Helpful hints: H1N1 in the workplace


Oct. 12, 2009:
League partners with area medical schools for
National Primary Care Week


Oct. 8, 2009:
RWJ recognizes Lowell CHC employee's work to expand health access for Southeast Asian immigrants


Sept. 30, 2009:
League receives national recognition for loan
repayment program


Sept. 25, 2009:
Back to school: League-Suffolk Program in 9th year


Sept. 14, 2009:
Survey: Federal stimulus funds alone will not address
health center capital needs


Sept. 11, 2009:
WBUR Radio features Upham's Corner & MA League


Aug. 26, 2009:
Statement of James W. Hunt, Jr. on the passing
of Senator Edward M. Kennedy


Aug. 17, 2009:
League honors AmeriCorps HealthCorps volunteers;
efforts recognized during health center week


Aug. 10, 2009:
Massachusetts hosts National Health Center Week;
League launches new website


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