The machine will enhance eye care for underserved and underinsured populations. Erie, Pa. – August 3, 2023 – Community Health Net (CHN), the leading Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Lake Erie region, has announced the acquisition of a Zeiss Clarus 500 HD Ultra-Widefield Fundus Imaging Vision Machine.
Welcome to August, a month dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of vaccinations. National Immunization Awareness Month serves as a reminder for everyone to stay up-to-date with their immunizations and protect themselves and their communities against preventable diseases. In this blog,
World Hepatitis Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to raise our voices and shine a spotlight on this silent global epidemic. On July 28th, individuals, organizations, and communities all over the world come together to educate and advocate for the prevention and treatment of viral hepatitis.
In our journey toward overall well-being, we often neglect an essential aspect of self-care: our sexual health. As we focus on physical fitness, mental well-being, and healthy eating, it’s crucial to include regular HIV testing as a cornerstone of our self-care routine.
More than 13% of U.S. men aged 18 and over are in fair or poor health. But making healthy decisions can improve the health of men and boys. Get the Facts Men in the U.S. die at higher rates from heart disease,
Mental health affects how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Each year in the U.S., 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 6 youth experience a mental health disorder.
Written by DaWayne Cleckley for Community Health Net Lynn Denning is the Medical Services Coordinator at Community Health Net, having joined the organization in 2022. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the medical offices, along with monitoring the organization’s LPN and medical assistants.
Introduction Millions of Americans suffer from Alcohol use disorder (AUD). But AUD can be prevented, and with effective treatment, people can and do recover. Get the Facts What Is Alcohol Use Disorder? Alcohol use disorder is a chronic, progressive disease that is fatal if untreated.
Introduction Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the colon, rectum, or anus. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, there are ways to prevent colorectal cancer, and regular screening tests can help detect it early and reduce deaths from this disease.
A child’s smile is a beautiful thing! And strong, healthy teeth are important for more than just bright, confident smiles. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a time to focus on the importance of children’s oral health, especially how to prevent cavities.