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Advocate for Community Health Centers

Advocate for Community Health Centers

Community health centers like Primary Health Care play a critical role in the healthcare system, particularly as we face this public health emergency. Without community health centers, the hospital system would be overwhelmed, putting an even larger life-threatening strain on the healthcare system.

Five Heart Healthy Foods

Five Heart Healthy Foods

Have you ever heard the phrase “You are what you eat”? It is true that the food we eat fuels our body, and there is a lot that you can do to protect yourself from heart disease. Below we have included five easy swaps you can try to have a healthy heart. Brown rice...

Human Trafficking and Health Care

Human Trafficking and Health Care

Human trafficking is a very real issue in Central Iowa. Last year, local documentary filmmaker, Vanessa McNeal released Gridshock interviewing survivors of human trafficking right here in our own community. There is no turning a blind eye to the problem that exists....

You can prevent cervical cancer

You can prevent cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, but it is estimated that in 2019 around 4,250 women died from cervical cancer. There are a few easy ways that you can protect yourself from cervical cancer. Get screened. There are two screening tests that can...

Community Matters: 2019 Year End Update

Community Matters: 2019 Year End Update

Note from the CEO, Kelly Huntsman   Primary Health Care CEO Kelly Huntsman As the year draws to a close, I have been reflecting with gratitude, on my years of leading PHC. In the last 30 years, we have grown to serve more than 38,000 central Iowans each year. In...

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