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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
Monday, May 18, 2015
Cherry Health Offers Services at Red Hawk Elementary »
Thanks to a grant, Cherry Health is now providing services to students ages 10 -21 (and their siblings) at Red Hawk Elem...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Cass Clinic Adds New Nurse Practitioner »
Anna Matulewicz, a certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, has joined the medical staff of the Cassopolis Family C...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Alcona Health Center Physician Presents on ACO Formation at 2015 Michigan Rural Health Conference »
During the 2015 Michigan Rural Health Conference held in Mt. Pleasant, Dr. Kathleen Dunckel presented Alcona Health Center...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Center for Family Health Receives Funding for New Hillsdale Facility »
The Center for Family Health has received funding for their new site in Hillsdale as part of the U.S. Department of Health...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Alcona Health Center to Bring FQHC to Cheboygan »
Alcona Health Center will expand their Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) services to Cheboygan with the New Access...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Increased Access to Health Care Coming to Oakland County »
As many as 3,000 local residents will have increased access to health care services as the result of the U.S. Department o...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Cherry Health to Host Free Healthy Michigan Renewal & Enrollment Assistance Event »
Cherry Health will host a free event to educate, answer questions and help community members enroll and renew their Health...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Three Health Centers in Detroit to Expand with Affordable Care Act Funding »
Three Detroit-based Health Centers (Advantage Health Centers, Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network, and Wayne County Heal...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Isabella Citizens for Health Receives $700,000 in Federal Funding »
Isabella Citizens for Health  received New Access Point granting funding, part of the Department of Health and Human...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Receives Federal Funding »
Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network (Oakland) received New Access Point granting funding, part of the Department of Heal...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Advantage Health Centers Recipient of Grant to Fund New Site with Collaborative Partner »
On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Advantage Health Centers (Advantage) received a New Access Point grant from the U.S. Department o...
Friday, May 8, 2015
Cherry Health to Serve Eaton County »
Since the closure of the Eaton county office of Health Connections, area residents have been without a source of health ca...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Congressman Huizenga to Visit Northwest Michigan Health Services »
On Monday, May 4, 2015, Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. (NMHSI) will host Bill Huizenga, U.S. Second District R...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Mosque Community Yard Sale to Benefit American Indian Health and Family Services »
The Canton Mosque announced a community yard sale to raise money for the American Indian Health and Family Services, a Det...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Recognized as Site of Excellence »
The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center has received recognition as a Site of Excellence through the Michigan Care Impr...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Center for Family Health Breaking Ground on Dental Facility »
The Center for Family Health will be holding a ceremonial ground-breaking on Wednesday, May 6, for a new $5.8 million dent...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Center for Family Health Has New Director in Hillsdale »
On April 27, 2015, the Family Health Center in Jackson named Diane Bishop as the director for their new site, currently un...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Western Wayne Family Health Centers' CHW Receives 2015 Hometown Health Hero Award »
On April 15, 2015, Octavia Smith, a Community Health Worker (CHW) with Western Wayne Family Health Centers , was honored...
Friday, April 24, 2015
Detroit Central City 5K & 1 Mile Walk Receives Pure Michigan FITness Endorsement »
Detroit Central City's annual DCC 5K & 1 Mile Walk has been recognized as a quality physical activity event through th...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Advantage Health Centers Receives Grant from LARC Program »
The Thea Bowman Community Health Center, an Advantage Health Center delivery site, recently received a grant from the Long...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Covenant Community Care to Receive Handheld Ultrasound from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging »
On April 17, 2015, Covenant Community Care received a charitable donation from Konica Minolta Medical Imaging - a SONIMAGE...
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Baldwin Family Health Care Receives CVS Grant »
Baldwin Family Health Care was awarded a grant from the CVS Foundation in support of providing quality, integrated an...
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Center for Family Health 'Healthy Habits' Contest Engages Students »
Nine students from Jackson Public and Northwest Community Schools were honored for their submissions to the Healthy Habits...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Hackley Community Care Chosen by MDCH as Pilot Site for School Network Hub »
Hackley Community Care - a Michigan Health Center serving Muskegon County - was one of three organizations recently awarde...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Family Health Center of Battle Creek Changes Name to Grace Health »
As of January 15, 2015, the Family Health Center of Battle Creek is now named Grace Health.   “This represents...
Monday, December 8, 2014
Five Michigan Health Centers Among Recipients of New Child & Adolescent Health Center State Funding »
The Michigan Departments of Education (MDE) and Community Health (MDCH) recently announced the recipients of fiscal year 2...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Packard Health Certified as a FQHC Look-Alike »
Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) congratulates Packard Health on receiving Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Detroit Community Health Connection Receives “Most Improved Immunization Rates” Award »
At the October 23, 2014, Regional Immunization Conference hosted by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) in...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Cherry Street Health Services Gets New Name, Reflects Its Reach »
Since Cherry Street Health Services set up shop with a single clinic in Southeast Grand Rapids in 1988, it has expanded in...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Thank You to Advocates Who Emailed Congress During Tsunami Week »
Thank you to the 362 advocates in Michigan who sent a total of 1,175 emails to members of the Michigan Congressional Deleg...
Monday, October 6, 2014
Six MPCA Members Among Flinn Foundation 2014 Grantees »
The  Ethel and James Flinn Foundation recently announced 37 grants totaling $2.4 million to mental health organizati...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Cassopolis Family Clinic Celebrating 50th Anniversary »
Just as the Everly Brothers sang ‘All I have to do is dream’, dreaming is exactly what a group of Cassopolis business lead...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
MPCA Supports Health Center Initiatives to Increase, Improve Delivery of Health Care to Veterans »
With support from Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), Michigan Health Centers are exploring and implementing initiat...
Friday, September 12, 2014
HHS Announces Funding to Expand Services at Health Centers, Increase Access to Care, Create Jobs »
Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,19...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. Welcomes New CEO »
Heidi Britton, MPH, CPHA joined Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. (NMHSI) as Chief Executive Officer at the end of...

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