NHC is one of Oregon’s Top Workplaces

Oregon’s largest daily newspaper recently named Neighborhood Health Center one of the 95 Great Places to Work in Oregon and SW Washington. The Oregonian’s annual Top Workplaces competition is open to all employers with at least 35 employees in Oregon and southwest Washington. This year’s winners were recognized in a virtual ceremony in September. We asked Jenna Wilson Crain, ND, MSN, MAAT, to share what brought her to NHC, what keeps

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Health Disparities and COVID-19: Living Our Mission

Community Health Centers were born out of the 1960s Civil Rights and Social Justice Movement in part as a mission to affirm the value of all people. As a Community Health Center that provides care to all, with a focus on serving vulnerable and diverse populations, we see the direct effect of physical and mental abuse, stress, and structural policy barriers on the health and wellbeing of our patients. We,

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Open and Safe for Non-Urgent and Routine Visits

To support social distancing and safe patient care, NHC offers video and telephone visits for routine care. NHC clinics are now open and safe for a limited number of non-urgent and routine visits; after a telephone or video visit, a care team member will schedule you an in-person visit, when medically appropriate. If you visit us in-clinic for an appointment, you may notice a few changes. Your Safety is Our Priority We are putting

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NHC receives $25,000 grant from Oregon Community Foundation

We are thrilled to announce NHC has received a $25,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to help respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. “We are so grateful for this support from the Oregon Community Foundation, especially at this time when so many in our community are facing extraordinary financial pressures as a result of COVID,” said Jeri Weeks, NHC’s Chief Executive Officer. “This grant will help make our work to

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Honoring the Life of George Floyd: A Message from our CEO

To our patients, employees, and community partners: Days ago, a man named George Floyd was brutally murdered by police officers in Minneapolis. While this tragic event has ignited a movement, we cannot forget that racial inequality and injustice has been and continues to be a cancer of our society. Recent events have shaken us as a country and have created a long overdue sense of urgency to change. They have

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NHC receives $1,000 Walmart Community Grant

Neighborhood Health Center has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Walmart to support the organization’s work with underserved, at-risk patients in Washington County. “We are very excited to have such a great partnership with Walmart and are very thankful for the grant,” said Zach Rosko, Director of Pharmacy and Care Teams at NHC. He added that the funding from Walmart Neighborhood Market #2950 in Hillsboro will be used to provide support for self-pay patients in

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Supporting our staff through COVID-19

Thanks to two partner organizations for highlighting the unique ways NHC is supporting staff during COVID-19. Read more at the links below. To Avoid Pink Slips During COVID-19, an Oregon Health Center Opens a Staff-Run Child Care Center for Its Employees “When Neighborhood Health Center got word that the state was ordering a lockdown to protect residents from the new coronavirus, its leaders realized that meant a steep drop in

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NHC Now Offers COVID-19 Testing

Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) is now offering COVID-19 testing one day per week at our Hillsboro Clinic. Here are important reminders about who should be tested and how we’re keeping patients and staff safe. Should I be tested for COVID-19? At this time, we are only encouraging “high-risk” patients (as determined by an NHC RN) to be tested for COVID-19. Any patient with flu or Coronavirus-like (COVID-19) symptoms – including

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Celebrating our Providers on National Doctor’s Day

Meet Drs. Karla Goodman and Emily Viggiano, two of the dedicated providers who make up our team at Neighborhood Health Center. Dr. Goodman is a naturopathic doctor and Viggiano, a pediatrician. In honor of National Doctors Day, we asked what led them each to pursue a career in healthcare, what brought them to NHC — and to share a bit about what makes this place special.  What led you to

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NHC expands access for patients across Portland-metro

We are growing! Patients in Clackamas and Washington Counties will enjoy greater access to comprehensive care with the addition of two community health centers that will transition to Federally Qualified Health Centers in early 2020. NHC has recently acquired two clinics: Oregon City Medical and Beaverton Family Medicine. The addition of these two clinics means improved access to quality care as well as additional resources for Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured

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