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National Prescription Drug Day, April 29

Saturday, April 29, 2017, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On this day, hundreds of locations throughout California will be accepting and properly disposing of unused prescription drugs, including controlled substances. Proper disposal of unused prescription drugs helps prevent diversion and misuse associated with these medications. This one-day event will provide patients with [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|Communications|Comments Off on National Prescription Drug Day, April 29

A Virtual Tour of Fortuna Community Health Center

By | February 13th, 2017|Communications, FoCHC|Comments Off on A Virtual Tour of Fortuna Community Health Center

How does Immunization Law SB277 Affect You?

The California Legislature passed Immunization Law 277 into law on June 29, 2015. The law removes the Personal Belief Immunization Exemption for children attending daycare, public and private schools. This will impact school enrollment in the 2016/2017 year. Use your Care Team as your family’s resource. We are ready to work with you and your [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Communications|0 Comments

Building the new Fortuna Community Health Center

  A campaign to build a new state of the art medical facility in Fortuna, Ca. "A crisis in health care has been unfolding in the Eel River Valley. Primary care providers have been overwhelmed and more of our colleagues are expected to retire or relocate in coming years. Those health care practitioners who remain [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Communications|0 Comments

Preventive Care Covered!

Preventive Care via California Department of Managed Health Care Preventive and routine care is care that helps prevent health problems or find them before they become serious. One of the best things you can do for your health is to use these services.   Free Preventive Services Under health reform, many health plans must cover [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Communications|0 Comments

Vaccine-Preventable Illnesses

Due to the recent Measles outbreak in California, Open Door Community Health Centers has taken a closer look at what our health centers can do to safeguard the health of our community. Everyone needs and deserves to be protected from Measles, a highly contagious disease, as well as other vaccine-preventable illnesses including pertussis (whooping cough), influenza (Flu), pneumonia, and varicella (chicken-pox). Among [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Communications|0 Comments

Anthem’s Data Breach

  Important! Anthem’s Member Data Breached Covered California was informed today by Anthem, Inc., the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross of California, that they were the victim of an external cyber-attack.  Anthem’s secure data was accessed and some customers’ personal information may have been compromised.  At this time, there is no evidence to suggest [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Communications|0 Comments

Mental Well-Being During The Holidays

  Mental Well-Being During The Holidays     VIA  http://www.namiwisconsin.org/  and http://www.nctsn.org/ As the holiday season approaches, many of us begin to look forward to spending time with family and friends, and to sharing in the joys of the season. However, for people who have been exposed to a traumatic event, the holiday season may bring [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|Communications|0 Comments

Ready, Set…Quit!

          The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Communications|0 Comments

No Flu For You!

By | November 11th, 2014|Communications|0 Comments