Local Piedmont Health Centers will bring smiles during upcoming event

Children in Siler City, Carrboro and Moncure can visit local dentists for free on Feb. 3, 2017. Piedmont Health Services’ community health care centers in Siler City, Carrboro and Moncure will provide free dental cleanings and checkups to children who do not have...

Reaching out to a population with few resources

Patricia Morales has to work irregular hours in an abnormal setting to catch up with the patient population she serves. Those patients may be largely invisible to most Americans but their work is familiar to anyone who has ever smoked a cigarette or eaten an ear of...

National Health Center Week activities set

National Health Center Week 2016 runs August 7-13. In this week, community heath centers and their supporters all over the country raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades, such as producing $24...

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The high demand for pediatricians in the Siler City area presented a challenge for Siler City Community Health Center. But with a mission of providing health care to medically underserved areas, and a tradition of finding innovative ways to provide high-quality care, administrators at the center were up to the challenge.

Budgets may not be exciting but they deeply affect our lives

Unless a shutdown of the government is involved, we tend to pay little attention to news reports about the budget. But the decisions legislators make about spending have enormous consequences on our lives.

A good example is funds for the National Health Service Corps, which repays student loans for professionals working in certain areas where there is a shortage of providers, like community health centers.

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