NC Community HealthCast

The new podcast from the North Carolina Community Health Center Association. We talk with Community Health Center (CHC) staff, patients, friends, and allies about everything important to the Federally Qualified Health Center and safety net world.

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Episodes

Monday Nov 01, 2021

In this episode, Leslie Wolcott interviews Daphne Betts-Hemby and Brendan Riley about changes to North Carolina's State Plan Amendment that affect FQHCs.

Tuesday Jun 01, 2021

We conclude the NCCHCA’s series on HIV awareness, prevention, and treatment with an interview with Kimberleigh Smith, Senior Director for Community Health Planning and Policy at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York. She talks to us about Callen-Lorde CHC and their effort to reach LGBTQ communities with affordable health care services, HIV awareness, prevention and treatment as well as advocacy for the 340B program.

Tuesday May 25, 2021

In this episode of the North Carolina Community Health Center Association’s healthcast, Penny Washington, the retired CEO of Advance Community Health talks about how her interest in healthcare translated into a career in public health, the importance of mentoring the next generation of leaders and she also shares a special message to leaders of Community Health Centers. Music: Pixabay

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Penny Washington, one of the longest serving CEOs in the history of Advance Community Health retired in April. In this episode, she talks to the North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) team about how she joined the health center and quickly took on the role of CEO, serving underserved communities for 24 years, and her plans after retirement. Podcast  music: Pixabay

Thursday May 20, 2021

In this wide-ranging interview, Scott Parker, the Director of Ryan White of Western North Carolina Community Health Center tells the NCCHCA communications team about the Ryan White program, HIV/AIDS stigma, and discrimination as well as serving underserved and marginalized communities affected by HIV/AIDS in North Carolina. Podcast music: Pixabay

Monday May 17, 2021

Debra Weeks, CEO of The C.W Williams Community Health Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, talked to NCCHCA Communications intern, Alvine Kapitako, on why she thinks there is an increase in HIV infections, raising awareness about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), and why community involvement is important to combating HIV/AIDS. Listen to Part 2 of the interview here.   Podcast music by Pixabay.

Monday May 17, 2021

NCCHCA's communications intern, Alvine Kapitako with assistance from Leslie Wolcott, the Communications and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator talked to Debra Weeks, the CEO of C.W Williams CHC in Charlotte about HIV awareness, prevention, treatment, stigma, and a possible cure. Take a listen! Podcast Music by Pixabay.

Monday May 17, 2021

In this edition, North Carolina Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA) Communications intern, Alvine Kapitako speaks to Tamara Jones, the former Coordinator of the NCCHCA Connecting Kids to Coverage Program on how the project is bridging health disparities in North Carolina by enrolling medically uninsured children for  Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

Monday Oct 19, 2020

Guest host and Outreach and Enrollment Manager at NCCHCA April Morgan interviews Denise Belle and Tokila Cooper of Rural Health Group about Open Enrollment 2020.

Friday Oct 02, 2020

Interview with Guy Simmons, former chair of the board of Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center and advocate for veterans’ health. Interviewed at RCCHC’s then new site, Creswell Primary Care.

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