Fostering a Thriving Residency Program

Fostering a Thriving Residency Program

One of the most essential parts of a healthy life is equitable access to quality healthcare. Our community has always understood that. It’s why several local organizations came together to bring more healthcare providers to Battle Creek. Copious research, feedback...
Addressing Community Needs with the Homeless Day Shelter

Addressing Community Needs with the Homeless Day Shelter

For many community members, 2020 is synonymous with COVID lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders. From March through June, Michiganders only left home for essential items in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, a shelter-in-place order is incredibly hard...
Essential Work from the Community Health Needs Assessment

Essential Work from the Community Health Needs Assessment

The Population Health Alliance of Calhoun County’s mission is to collaborate with local organizations to address our community’s health needs. We’re often asked how we identify priorities for our community. The answer is simple: the Community Health Needs Assessment....
HIV/AIDS in the Calhoun County Black Community

HIV/AIDS in the Calhoun County Black Community

The past few years, headlines everywhere have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic. While COVID has proven to be a dangerous challenge for society as a whole, it’s essential to not lose sight of other health conditions affecting our communities. February 7th is Black...
Nourishing Neighbors in Battle Creek

Nourishing Neighbors in Battle Creek

A few months ago, PHA received an unexpected call from a former city resident bearing great tidings. The caller told PHA that there was currently 40,000 lbs of donated food on its way to the people of Battle Creek.  Where did all this food come from, you ask? None...
Grace Health Mobile Clinics: Bringing Care to the Community

Grace Health Mobile Clinics: Bringing Care to the Community

When the pandemic descended in the spring of 2020, many routines and everyday tasks quickly became things of the past. Unfortunately, this also meant many primary care offices were only shifting their focus to urgent health concerns, with preventative care and routine...
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