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Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance Available

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance Available

The open enrollment into health insurance plans for 2020 through the ACA Marketplace began on November 1 and closes on December 15. During this time, PHC will host enrollment assistance events in Des Moines, Marshalltown and Ames to help people navigate the confusing...

Call for donations – Underwear

Call for donations – Underwear

Clean underwear is something everyone needs, but it is something that is not frequently donated.  Our team is not about to send someone away without it, but we are having a hard time keeping up with the need. How you can help: Drop off donations at any Trixies Salon...

Congress Should Fund Community Health Centers

Congress Should Fund Community Health Centers

Healthcare is often seen as a divisive topic in this country, especially as the healthcare system moves to one that’s focused on patient needs, with greater access, higher quality and lower costs. However, there is one program with longstanding bi-partisan support...

PHC MAT Program Receives National Recognition

PHC MAT Program Receives National Recognition

The Addiction Policy Forum, a leading national nonprofit, recognized Primary Health Care’s Medication Assisted Treatment Program in its Iowa Innovations to Address Addiction report, spotlighting innovative programs that address addiction and provide support for...

National Health Center Week Recap

National Health Center Week Recap

Last week at PHC while we celebrated National Health Center Week! Here is a recap of all the happenings in case you haven't been following along on our social media profiles. We kicked off the celebration by hosting some of our elected officials and representatives...

Wellness Week – August 27-29

Wellness Week – August 27-29

Wellness for You and the Family! Join PHC Wellness Center Staff for activities and fun for the whole family. Check out the schedule below, and Location: Primary Health Care East Side Clinic / Wellness Center Weather Location: ESC Conference Room Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM...

August 7 – Marshalltown Community Health Center Night

We're hosting a community night in Marshalltown to Celebrate National Community Health Center Week. Join us for an evening of family-friendly activities, bounce houses, information about community resources, snacks and refreshments. Everyone is invited, and you do not...

Marshall County – Point in Time Count

Marshall County – Point in Time Count

PHC is teaming up Marshall County Service providers to do a point in time count of all the people experiencing homelessness in Marshall County on July 31-Aug. 1. Why is the point in time count important? By knowing the number of people experiencing homelessness in our...

PHC partners with RayGun

PHC partners with RayGun

For the month of July, RAYGUN is generously partnering with us to help spread the word that housing is health care. Why is housing health care? It is difficult if not impossible to store medications like insulin that need to be kept cold to manage chronic conditions...

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