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MPCA is happy to provide interviews, quotes, and background information to members of the media researching, writing, and producing reports about Michigan health centers, the health care safety net, and other community-based health and access to health care topics. 

Media Contact

Jen Anderson, Associate Director of Communications



Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Racism is a Public Health Issue »
The Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) is horrified by the murder of George Floyd in Minnesota and Breonna Taylor in...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
MPCA Asks Congress to Save the Safety Net »
LANSING, Mich. — Today, the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) is launching a statewide “Save the Safety Net” campai...
Monday, April 13, 2020
MDHHS Announces New Partnership With Community Health Centers »
LANSING, Mich  —  The Michigan Primary Care Association’s interim chief executive officer, Dennis Litos, issued...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
MPCA Applauds Invalidation of Medicaid Work Requirements »
  LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Primary Care Association’s interim chief executive officer, Dennis Litos, issu...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
What Does it Mean to be Counted? »
    At community health centers, people have the unique opportunity to feel heard, to feel as though a...

Health Centers in the News
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Community Health Centers Receive $800,000 in Telehealth Grants »
BRIGHTON, Mich. —  Sixteen community health centers around the state were recently awarded $800,000 in grants by th...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Catherine’s Helps Patients Live Heart Smart »
  Each May marks National High Blood Pressure Education Month, as well as Stroke Awareness Month. The two are in...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Upper Great Lakes Uses Azara to Deploy Emergency Care Management »
When hurricanes, fires, floods, and other natural disasters strike, community health centers are often on the front lines...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley visits Western Wayne Family Health Center »
Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley recently visited one of the Western Wayne Family Health Centers for a site tour and to le...
Friday, January 6, 2017
Grace Health Centers Care for Pregnant Women, Reduces Premature Births »
  In some Michigan counties, infant mortality rates rival those of developing nations. This is especially true amo...

State & National News
Monday, April 13, 2020
Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS Announce COVID-19 Testing Advances to Slow Spread of Coronavirus »
LANSING, Mich. — Thirteen new or expanded COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites  — including in Detroit and Flint —&n...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $8 Million in Funding for West Michigan Health Centers »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $8,762,488 in funding to help...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Sens. Peters, Gardner Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Telehealth Services »
U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to expand healthcare access i...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Senator Stabenow Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Extend Community Health Center Funding »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Exc...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Doctors, Public Health Officials Urge Michiganders to Put Immunizations on Their Fall To-Do Lists »
LANSING, Mich. — Following one of the worst flu seasons in recent history and with other vaccine-preventable diseases st...

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