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Celebrating National Health Center Week

August 13 – 19, 2017 This week leaders at the local, state and national levels will join communities in celebration of National Health Center Week 2017. Their messages and visits to health centers will demonstrate that not only is it possible to move beyond the partisan ...
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Healthcare Reform and Northern California Health Centers

In Sacramento County, the number of Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) facilities increased from 10 to 29 facilities in the last eight years, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The growth in FQHCs extended affordable and comprehensive care to a significant portion of ...

New Yuba City Health Center Up and Running

After two years of planning, funding, building and equipping, our newest community health center on Tharp Road in Yuba City is now the home of three Peach Tree clinics now under one roof. The hard work and strong effort to get this project completed was ...
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First Diabetes Day Reveals Pressing Need for Eye Care

Diabetes has reached an epidemic level in California and it’s only growing worse. Amidst alarming rates of amputations and budget-busting treatment costs for families and taxpayers, The Anthem Blue Cross, California Optometric Association, California Primary Care Association, and Peach Tree Health have partnered to form ...
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Memorial Day and Me

I still have vivid memories of the day I went to the Sonoma County Courthouse to register for the selective service.  The invasion of Granada and the Falklands War were fresh on my mind, President Ronald Reagan was dealing with the Soviet Union’s nuclear missile tests ...