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....
Three easy steps to fight flu

Three easy steps to fight flu

It is flu season, and as the seasons change it’s important to know what you can do to protect yourself, and the people around you. Flu is a potentially serious, contagious disease. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu can lead to...
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...
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...
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