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Meet Sarah Clinton! She served as a Care Coordinator at the Medical Home for Homeless Children's Project during the 2007-2008 service term. Read how her experiences and opportunities with the NFHC not only shaped her career tradjectory and provided personal and professional development and perspectives, but also grow and learn more about herself from her fellow Corps members and the population she served!
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In accordance with the doctrine of Dr. Martin Luther King, the NFHC Service Project Committee (SPC) planned a day of unity and service in January to promote health and well-being in the Jacksonville community. SPC member, William, reflects on his experience coordinating the event with his fellow committee members and how this experience not only impacted the community, but himself and his committee as well. Read more about this growing experience here!
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What endeavors/projects have you partaken in recently at your site? While many of our clients at the Great Pittsburgh Community Food Bank want to eat more fruits and vegetables, they often lack knowledge about how to cook and eat such produce. Thus, I am currently creating a produce guide for the member agencies and clients, in hopes that people will overcome this hurdle and strive for a healthier life style...
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What do you do at your site to provide quality health care for the uninsured, underinsured, and underserved populations? The East Liberty Family Health Care Center is dedicated to making sure each self-pay patient’s eligibility is accessed for health benefits, including Medicaid, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act and SNAP. As a Pittsburgh Health Corps member and Social Services Coordinator at the center, I help patients enroll in health care coverage and help patients submit and follow up with their applications for other services, like SNAP...
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