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National Health Center Week is a time to join communities across the country in recognizing how Federally Qualified Health Centers like Community Health focus on supporting and delivering vital health care programs, preventative services and wellness activities that nurture healthy living and lifestyles.

The Farmacy Project’s Healing Goodness

Baby turnips sautéed in olive oil, sweet and tender with a slight peppery bite. Oven roasted patty pan squash with fragrant herbs. Roasted cabbage. These tastes and aromas were foreign to Eileen Henry’s pallet. She’d never tried many of the nutritious Vermont farm fresh vegetables before the Farmacy introduced her to the flavor abundance available [...]

Community Connection Summer 2022

Take a few minutes to read through the profiles of the many new providers who we have added to our health care team. Their experience, their personalities and their passions are exceptional. We are so glad to have them join our clinical practices, adding their expertise in behavioral health, social work, dentistry, care management and […]

Annual Wellness Visits and Community Health’s Focus on Prevention

Many people have never heard of the “Medicare annual wellness visit” or AWV. It’s not your yearly physical, but the once-a-year checkup for Medicare patients where medical history, blood pressure, medications, immunizations and testing schedules are reviewed. The purpose of the annual wellness visit is to audit an individual’s wellness and develop a personalized prevention […]

Care Management Ramps Up at Community Health

It had been close to three years since Craig Chambers had been outside the confines of his Castleton apartment. Watching him emerge from his home after the years of isolation was not just heartwarming. It was a relief. The thought of being trapped inside for three years was frightening and beyond comprehension. And yet it […]

Community Health Kids Share Vaccine Reactions in Award Winning Video

When kids Covid-19 vaccines became available, Community Health Director of  Communications and Development Jill Jesso-White decided to document the brave, excited, adorable children who came for their first shots. “We wanted to make this an experience that made them feel special and powerful, and let them know that we appreciate their reactions and their thoughts [...]

RRMC Health Talk: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Health assessment surveys conducted over the past several years have identified behavioral health as one of the most needed services in Rutland County. The pandemic only amplified the demand for a focus on children and teens. For that reason, it’s important that we observe Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a national campaign to raise awareness […]

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