Health Access Blog

National Health Center Week 2023

In August 2023, Community Health Partnership celebrated National Health Center Week in style! On this day we honored our member health centers’ Electronic Health Record and EPIC staff for their continuous hard work in developing systems to meet all of the progressive changes in the way we deliver healthcare. They worked round-the-clock during the pandemic

Understanding the County Budget

Bob Brownstein, Strategic Advisor of Working Partnerships USA, gives us an overview of how the Santa Clara County Budget process works, County priorities, funding sources, mandates & matches, and more!   Meeting Recording: Access Passcode: *bqmkaP7

That’s so CHIC!

By Danielle Malone, Project Manager The CHP Health Improvement Committee, or “CHIC”, is one of three Community Health Partnership Quality Improvement Committees. At least three individuals from each clinic member organization is represented at the quarterly CHIC meetings and calls. CHP has been able to successfully nurture a culture of commitment for data driven improvement

Telehealth Town Hall

Thank you for attending Community Health Partnership’s Telehealth Town Hall!  We are grateful we are still able to come together virtually at time when having a unified voice is so vital. A special thanks to our esteemed panelists for making our event a success! If you missed our Town Hall, the recording is available [here]. The

Donor Appreciation Event!

On August 27th, 2020, Community Health Partnership and its member health centers came together to thank the dozens of donors who supplied us with nearly 50,000 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in a time of extreme equipment shortages during this pandemic. It is with their help that our health centers were able to keep

Census 2020 Caravan

This is what Census2020 outreach looks like in the midst of a pandemic! Special thanks to CHP’s Victoria Partida and Julia Barba for taking part in this effort!

One Voice for Justice, Equity, and Health

Community Health Partnership extends our profound condolences to the Brooks, Floyd, and Taylor families and stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and Black community. We are outraged by the murders of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the victimization of people of color by white supremacists, systemic racism, and xenophobia. We

Safety-Net Workforce Summit

In response to the final report of the California Future Health Workforce Commission, Community Health Partnership hosted a summit on August 8th to address the shortage in the safety-net workforce. While some of the statistics shared were tough to hear, they were not surprising. In just 10 years, California is expected to have a shortfall

Enough is Enough! (Public Charge)

We are outraged by the newly published final ruling on Public Charge and its impact on our poor and immigrant families. On the eve of California’s Medicaid expansion, CENSUS 2020, and a presidential election, such a ruling further attempts to instill fear in our diverse communities and discouraged civic engagement. The strength, quality, and integrity

Letter: Change punishes legal immigrants in need

Community Health Partnership CEO, Dolores Alvarado, knows that health advocacy doesn’t take weekends off, so neither does she! If you had a chance to check out Sunday’s edition of The Mercury News you may have read her letter to the editor regarding changes to the Public Charge rules and the effects it has on our immigrant communities.