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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



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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...
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...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Cassopolis Family Clinic Network Opens Niles Dental Clinic »
Cassopolis, MI, October 13, 2016– With much anticipation, Niles Community Health Center (NCHC) Dental opened its doors to...
Friday, September 9, 2016
Panel Probes Dental Care Access Issue »
Many people in Michigan aren't receiving adequate dental care; at least that was the clear message provided through testim...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Metro Detroit Health Centers benefit from Federal Funding »
Over the past six years the Affordable Care Act and other legislation has led to more than $100 million in grants to be gi...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
CFH wins mini grant for community discussion of minority health disparities at July 18 event in Jac »
JACKSON, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a joint mini grant to the Center for...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Traverse Health Clinic Will Open a New Location »
The Traverse Health Clinic will open a new location in October to help with the growing needs in the area. The $1.5 M ex...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Michigan Health Center receive extra funding in 2016 »
Northwest Michigan Health Services  has been chosen as one of nine health centers to receive additional funding...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Expansion Approved for Thunder Bay »
Thunder Bay Community Health Service Inc. has been approved by the Rogers City Planning Commission to expand their b...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Oakland Primary Health Services Open's New Location »
The people of Pontiac now have a new Health Center in their area to serve the uninsured and under-insured. Oakland Primar...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Cherry Health School-Based Health Centers Open for Summer »
Cherry Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Grand Rapids, alongside the Michigan Department of Health &a...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
UGL Calumet Site Awarded Dental Health Funding »
The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center has received funds to increase access to dental care in the Calumet area.&nbs...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Hackley Community Care Receives Site Approval for Centering Pregnancy »
Muskegon, MI – Hackley Community Care (HCC) and the OB and Women’s Health Services Department has been awarded Site Appr...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Dental Clinic in Jackson Receives $350,000 Federal Funding Boost and Expands Services »
JACKSON, MI– The new Center for Family Health Dental Clinic has been awarded $350,000 in annual support from the U.S. Depa...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Northwest Michigan Health Services Receives Mini Grant for Food & Nutrition Prescription Initiative »
The Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network awarded a total of $8,000 to eight innovative food and agriculture project...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Hamilton Community Health Network Celebrates First Family Medicine Resident Program »
The first graduating class of the Hamilton Community Health Network Family Medicine Resident Program occurred in June 20...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Fifteen Michigan Health Centers Receive HHS Awards for Expansion of Oral Health Services »
Lansing, MI, June 17, 2015 – Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $156 million...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Isabella County Health Center Receives Perfect Score on Federal Site Inspection »
Mt. Pleasant, Mich. — Isabella Citizens for Health, Inc. (ICH), a Federally Qualified Health Center providing prima...
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Family Health Center, Inc. Breaks Ground on New Site »
The Family Health Center, Inc. broke ground on a new $15 million Heath Center site to serve residents who live on Kalama...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
OIHN Receives Perfect Score from Federal Government »
Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network (OIHN), a Federally Qualified Health Center, received its first o...
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Center for Family Health Gives Advocacy Awards »
Milestones and community progress were celebrated at the recent presentation of Health Care Champion awards by the Center...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Baldwin Family Health Care Breaks Ground on Expansion »
On May 16, 2016, Baldwin Family Health Care , a Federally Qualified Health Center in Baldwin, Michigan, broke ground on t...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
InterCare Expanding in Benton Township »
InterCare Community Health Network , a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Bangor, Michigan, will soon be able to...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Center for Family Health Ribbon Cutting Scheduled »
JACKSON, MI – The public is invited to see the new Center for Family Health  (CFH) Dental Clinic at an open-house ce...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Center for Family Health Awarded $1 Million for Hillsdale Expansion »
JACKSON, MI – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has  awarded $1 million to the Center for Family Hea...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. Receives Grant from CVS »
Thunder Bay Community Health Services, Inc. , a Federally Qualified Health Center based in Hillman, Michigan, will receive...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Health Center to Receive $1,000,000 to Increase Access to Health Care in Gwinn »
GWINN, MI – Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) was awarded $1,000,000 to expand their site located in Gwinn,...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Health Delivery Inc. Changes Name »
Health Delivery, Inc ., a Federally Qualified Health Center based in Saginaw, Michigan, has announced a name change. Th...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Cherry Health Receives Grant for Breast Cancer Awareness Program »
Cherry Health Receives $50,000 Grant from  Avon Breast Health Outreach Program for  Breast Cancer Awareness P...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Alcona, Thunder Bay, Other Community Partners Partner on Healthy Food Education »
Alcona Health Center and Thunder Bay Community Health Services are partnering with Health Departments, physicians and M...

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