CHCA Board chair:
Protect kids from COVID
CHCA Board Chair Brigitte McDonald in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette today called for supporting Governor Asa Hutchinson's attempt to allow school districts to require masks. "Our children deserve the protection," she says. Read her guest column.
Chief executive officer
position open at CHCA
Community Health Centers of Arkansas (CHCA) is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer. CHCA is a non-profit organization serving as the “Voice” for Arkansas’ network of Community Health Centers. To read the full posting and to apply, click here.
Judge issues temporary halt on state mask ban
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday August 6 said he would expedite a trial. Meantime, he ruled against the measure on multiple grounds, including the argument that it discriminated between public and private schools. Read more here.
“The community health center has become the backbone of the healthcare safety net in this country. That’s something that I don’t think we even dreamed of.”
-- Jack Geiger, father of the Community Health Center movement.
Sadly, Jack passed away December 28. He was 95. Read about his legacy in Arkansas in the Winter 2021 issue of
Community Health, page 9.
CHCA continues to honor Jack bestowing an annual Vision Award to an innovative CHC leader at our Annual Conference.
He will be missed.