The Food Pharmacy at HealthRIGHT 360

Each week, our NHC-SF AmeriCorps members will blog about their 2019-2020 year of service. NHC members will gain invaluable experience while supporting the health care safety net by serving at host sites such as community health centers and Department of Public Health sites to provide health education and care to vulnerable and underserved SF residents. This week, Joanne writes about the food pharmacy at HealthRIGHT 360.

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Natasha Dao
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Trainings

Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment are effective in a variety of settings. It’s has been proven particularly effective in hospital emergency departments and trauma centers with individuals with alcohol-related injuries. SBIRT has also been shown to be effective in primary care settings, where it is incorporated into other routine medical assessments such as measuring blood pressure.

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Natasha Dao
SFCCC celebrates NEMS' Quality Awards

Deena Lahn, SFCCC’s VP of Policy and External Affairs, was proud to join many representatives from elected officials in celebration of North East Medical Services receiving several quality awards from the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

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Natasha Dao
Celebrating our Consumer Advisory Panel (CAP)

By law, health center boards must be comprised of at least 51% consumers. Consumer board members are individuals who live in the community served by the health center, are patients, and represent others who are served by the health center in terms of demographics such as race, ethnicity, and gender.

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Natasha Dao
National Health Center Week 2019 - Health Care for the Homeless Day

Street Outreach Services and Veterinary Street Outreach Services (SOS and Vet SOS) is the mobile outreach component of SFCCC’s Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) program. Since 1988, SOS has provided high-quality, nonjudgmental health services directly to homeless people in places where they live and congregate. Although all health centers provide care to low-income people, the HCH program provides targeted funding to expand care in order to meet the needs of the most vulnerable.

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Natasha Dao
Join Us in Making a Difference!

As the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium and our partners prepare to launch the 2019-2020 National Health Corps Program, we are close to accepting our first NHC/ AmeriCorps San Francisco cohort!

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Natasha Dao
Highlights with our Community Healthcare Heroes

Thank you for all your support and for those that joined us at our 37th Anniversary Gala last night. It was our most successful event to date and we greatly appreciate your support! Here are some highlights with our Community Healthcare Heroes - San Francisco Mayor London Breed, California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, and California State Senator Scott Wiener.

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Natasha Dao