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Community is welcome to attend KidsFest 2018

CHAPEL HILL (May 11, 2018) – Chapel Hill area residents are invited to bring their entire families to enjoy a day of fun and activities at KidFest 2018 on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The event is at the Chapel Hill Community Health Center at 1828 Martin Luther...

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KidFest 2018 opens to the Community

Chapel Hill (May 11, 2018) – Burlington-area residents are invited to bring their entire families to enjoy a day of fun and activities at KidFest 2018 on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The event is at the Burlington Community Heath Center at 1214 Vaughn Road and...

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A mutually beneficial relationship

At Piedmont Health, we are always growing and improving, and I’m happy to report on one of those efforts. One of the initiatives we are working on in 2018 is continuing to strengthen our ties to the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Piedmont Health...

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Piedmont Heath Services leading the way on health outreach

How can outreach workers and health–care providers collaborate effectively? That’s a subject about which Piedmont Health seems to know a thing or two. Representatives of Piedmont Health’s Farmworker Health Program, along with the N.C.Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP),...

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Something to Chew On: Bad teeth affect more than your mouth

Is there a connection between your head and your heart, or more specifically between your mouth and your heart? This is not a particularly new question. In fact, in the 1920s the possibility that poor oral health might result in poor overall health led to many...

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Glasshalfull Fundraiser for Piedmont Health Services

Every 5th Wednesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to Piedmont Health’s Carrboro Community Health Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause! Starts March 14, 2018 (full list of 2018 dates is below). Glasshalfull is a...

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Brian’s Column: Update on the Funding Cliff

It is with great concern that I update you on the Community Health Centers funding cliff. As most of you know, the federal funding source for health centers expired at the end of 2017. Congress needed to renew the program by Sept. 30, 2017 to keep Community Health...

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End of an Era

On April 28, 2018, an era will come to an end at Piedmont Health Services. On that date, Dr. Carol Klein will retire after 35 years here. Carol has been at Piedmont Health long enough that she has treated not only the parents of some of her current patients, but their...

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Treating the Whole Patient

John supports his family by driving a truck, but at one point he was close to losing his truck drivers' license due to his health; he has diabetes. John is a patient at the Moncure Community Health Center, so he does not ignore his diabetes. But eating right and...

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Giving

It’s only October, but already we have accomplished a lot in 2017. Some of the things that have happened in 2017 (so far) that we’re proud of include: Gloria Brown, Community Relations Specialist and health center advocate, was awarded Health Center Advocate of 2017...

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There are other year-end rituals besides trick or treating

The last few months of the year bring annual rituals and routines, such as going trick or treating or gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. But these days the Outreach and Enrollment Team at Piedmont Health has two other year-end routines on their mind – assisting...

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PACE month kicks off Friday

September will be the first National PACE Month, according to the National PACE Association, which hopes it will become an annual observance. In Burlington, Piedmont Health SeniorCare will recognize N.C. PACE Awareness Month, proclaimed by Gov. Roy Cooper, as well as...

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With policy on hold, we’re moving (literally) but with caution

    Everyone who has ever called customer service to resolve a problem knows what it’s like to be put on hold. You’re hopeful you’ll be able to talk to a friendly, helpful person, but the longer you wait, the less hopeful and more uncertain you become. It’s like that...

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Activities for National Health Center Week August 13-19, 2017

Each year, in the second week of August, we celebrate and recognize the contributions of America’s community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers. Health centers serve over 25 million Americans at more than 9,000 delivery sites in all 50 states, the...

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GLORIA BROWN: Health Center Advocate of the Year 2017

Congrats to our own Gloria Brown! She was awarded Health Center Advocate of 2017 by the N.C. Community Health Center Association at the association's annual Primary Care Conference recently in Winston-Salem. Brian Toomey, CEO of Piedmont Health Services (PHS), said...

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Walker Tours Prospect Hill Health Center

U.S. Rep. Mark Walker toured Prospect Hill Community Health Center on Tuesday, April 11, and talked with health-care professionals from Caswell Family Medical Center, Caswell County EMS and EM representatives, the North Carolina Community Health Association, Piedmont...

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Prospect Hill

IF ONE DAY, YOU’RE FEELING ILL GO RIGHT DOWN, TO PROSPECT HILL TREATED WITH RESPECT AND DIGNITY IS HOW THEY’VE ALWAYS, TREATED ME JOTTING DOWN SYMPTOMS, I MAY SEE IS HOW I HELP, MY DOCTOR, HELP ME! HE LISTENS CLOSELY, TO WHAT I SAY FIXES ME UP, AND I’M ON MY WAY MONEY...

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Piedmont Health approved for SECC 2017 campaign

Good news for Piedmont Health – the N.C. State Employees Combined Campaign has approved Piedmont Health for inclusion in its 2017 campaign for another year. The approval. which came from SECC’s Advisory Committee April 11, is a big help to Piedmont Health in its...

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Super and Helpful

Dana Brower first became a Piedmont Health patient in August of 1979. She recalls visiting the Carrboro Community Health Center when it was in a different location and Piedmont Health was known as Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services. “It was many, many, many...

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New dental service fills a community need

Growth is built into the dental services offered at the Burlington Community Health Center. The services began in October of 2016 with only two chairs and operating only two days a week. By the following month, the services were being offered three days a week and, by...

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