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This week we feature Montana Weekes, who is CCUIH’s Social Marketing Intern. Montana coordinates CCUIH’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and has been integral in launching the Red Women Rising campaign to bring more awareness to domestic violence issues faced by Urban Indian women. In the next few months, Montana will work to enhance our social […]
CCUIH encourages our members clinics’ staff to attend the California Providers’ Best Practices & GPRA Measures Continuing Medical Education Conference, scheduled for May 9-11. There will be sessions on current best practices, new research to prevent and treat disease and illnesses, documentation of healthcare, and using health information technology tools such as the electronic health record and its […]
CCUIH Domestic Violence Resource Guide This resource guide will provide a list of domestic violence service providers available throughout the state, focusing on CCUIH members’ service areas: SF Bay Area, Sacramento, Central Valley, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Some of these resources are provide direct services for survivors of domestic violence and others are […]
This week we feature Mariana Lopez, who serves CCUIH in two capacities, as a Policy and Legislative Intern and a Data Support Intern. As one of our two Data Support Interns, she supports the GONA Research Project, which is a cross-site evaluation of Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) youth activities that are facilitated by our member […]
View below to read the update on Sacramento Native American Health Center’s expansion, which will increase their number of medical exam rooms to 17 and number of dental chairs to 13 — and also will include an optometry clinic. These changes will allow the health center to serve 18,000 to 20,000 patients, up from 8,000 now. […]
The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health congratulates the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) and California tribes for their win on AB 941 this week. See CRIHB’s press release below: Sacramento, CA — On Monday, October 5, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 941 (Wood), a bill that will streamline facility licensing for tribal health […]
The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health’s (CCUIH) Traditions of Health project aims to improve the integration of behavioral health and primary care for Urban Indians by advancing the cultural revitalization efforts of Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHO) in California. This project convened key stakeholders to advance policy reform and sustainability planning, and worked […]
Native American Health Center (NAHC), CCUIH member clinic serving the San Francisco Bay Area, will host the Grand Opening of their new school-based site –The San Leandro Health & Wellness Center. The Grand Opening will be held on Spetember 14, 2015 from 1 – 2:30 pm at 2251 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro. The San Leandro Health […]