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Promoting improved health care outcomes for all Arkansans

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CHCA, Heart Association join for senior health

Webinars planned for public. “CHCA recognizes the impact COVID-19 has had on many vulnerable populations and its potential to drastically change the health and well-being of people living in Arkansas for many years," said CHCA Chief Executive Officer LaShannon Spencer. Click for news release  and click here for a YouTube links to the video presentations.

National Association of Community Health Centers

NACHC holds a briefing on the risks posed to the prescription drug program offered by Community Health Centers. "A series of broadside attacks from manufacturers will dismantle the program and force patients to pay higher costs and reduce access to prescriptions, all at a time when health centers are serving as the front line in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic." Click for news release. 

Read LaShannon Spencer's

guest column

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on October 30 published a op-ed piece by the CHCA chief executive officer on the risk posed to patients because of changes to the 340B program sought by the drug industry. "Arkansas continues to be hammered by covid-19, but it seems the big drug manufacturers, for some ill-conceived reason, have chosen this time to attack a prescription drug program that benefits thousands of low-income Arkansans," she writes. 

Click to read  the entire column.

“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. Click here to learn more about Jack and his vision.

Upcoming Events


Diabetes, bladder, and COPD awareness month, among other things.


Please take some time to consider how best to SAFELY observe Thanksgiving. Eat OUTSIDE. Have a SMALL gathering.

COVID-19 Guidance

Emergency Preparedness: Fitness Facilities. Learn prevention and safety strategies from experts. December 2, 11:30am

What are CHCs?


To be an innovative leader, promoting improved health care outcomes and equal access to the highest quality health care for all Arkansans.


To advocate for and facilitate the success of health centers and promote access to health care in Arkansas.

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