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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. 

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Jen Anderson, Associate Director of Communications



Saturday, December 1, 2018
World AIDS Day Asks: Do You Know Your Status? »
If there were a way to help more people learn about their HIV status and get faster treatment, wouldn’t you support it?...
Friday, November 9, 2018
Veterans Access Free Dental Care through Victors for Veterans Program »
It started with a call to Congressman Jack Bergman’s office. "It was a last resort, which turned out to be the best...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Managing Diabetes Doesn’t Stop at Diagnosis »
Diabetes is quickly becoming the biggest epidemic of the twenty-first century. According to the American Diabetes Associat...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Community Health Centers Provide Early Detection and Screening Services for Breast Cancer »
    October isn’t just decorative gourd season — it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. The “go pi...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Michigan Celebrates National Health Center Week 2018 »
LANSING, Mich.—As part of National Health Center Week (NHCW), Michigan’s health centers are hosting more than 100 events —...

Health Centers in the News
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...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changing Lives, One Screening at a Time »
Genesee County's Community Health Center health coaches recently met with Sara Coates and Nina Lavi of the Michigan Primar...
Friday, October 28, 2016
Western Wayne Receives Grant from American Cancer Society and NFL »
Inkster, Mich., October 21, 2016 –   Women will be treated to a “Girls Day Out” with vital health scre...

State & National News
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...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
MDHHS submits final 298 report to the legislature »
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today submitted the final report for the Sec...
Friday, March 3, 2017
Facing ACA repeal, community clinics look down double-barreled gun »
  It's a long drive from Dr. Van Breeding's hometown of Whitesburg, Ky., to Lexington. As a child, his family made...

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