CommonHealth Podcast with Dr. Edna Ekuban-Gordon, M.D.

Virginia Community Healthcare Association recently spoke with Dr. Gordon, the Coalition’s Medical Director for Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health, during a CommonHealth podcast episode discussing the challenges and successes of practicing medicine in Rural Virginia.

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CommonHealth Podcast with Dr. Edna Ekuban-Gordon, M.D.

Medicaid is a Lifeline for Millions of Americans

This April, advocates and activists across the country will highlight Medicaid’s vital importance in our communities. Medicaid is especially critical as the nation responds to the coronavirus pandemic, providing key funding for hospitals and helping patients get the care they need.

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Medicaid is a Lifeline for Millions of Americans

Why Your Primary Care Doctor (PCP) is Key to your Heart Health

Having a primary care doctor is important for annual wellness visits/physicals and vaccinations, but your doctor can also be your first line of defense for serious illnesses, such as heart disease. 

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Why Your Primary Care Doctor (PCP) is Key to your Heart Health

Isolation, Quarantine Guidelines and more

Isolation and quarantine help protect our communities by preventing exposure to people who have or may have Covid. Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.

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Isolation, Quarantine Guidelines and more

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NEWS RELEASE – Coalition taking over the operation of Community Dental Clinic

For Immediate Use November 16, 2021 Contact:  Dr. Mark Crabtree 276 632-9266 The Piedmont Virginia Dental Health Foundation is turning over the operation of the Community Dental Clinic to the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness, a not-for-profit organization which received its initial funding from The Harvest Foundation.

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NEWS RELEASE – Coalition taking over the operation of Community Dental Clinic

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MHCCHW issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for organizational rebrand.

Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness (MHCCHW) is seeking experienced, qualified vendors (marketing firms, creative design agencies, etc.) to complete an organizational rebrand project.

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MHCCHW issues Request for Proposals (RFP) for organizational rebrand.

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Partnership increases access to mammograms

Through a partnership with the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness and UVA Health (UVA Cancer Institute and UVA Breast Care) and New College Institute, nine local women were able to conveniently access mammograms that may not have able to receive them otherwise.

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Partnership increases access to mammograms

Helping to prevent childhood obesity

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. According to the CDC, about 1 in 5 American children has obesity. Compared to children with healthy weight, children with overweight or obesity are at a higher risk for asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease.

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Helping to prevent childhood obesity

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Two medical providers join Bassett Family Practice

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is proud to announce the addition of two medical providers. Kate Ryan, D.O.

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Two medical providers join Bassett Family Practice