North Texas Area Community Health Centers Dedicates The Morris Foundation Building

July 15, 2020

Morris Foundation Naming Speakers

North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) officially dedicated the Northside Community Health Center and renamed it The Morris Foundation Building, thanks to the $1 million cornerstone grant.

This gift was part of a $15.3 million capital campaign, led by U.S. Representative Kay Granger, to build a new 34,000-square-foot Northside Community Health Center to better serve the medically underserved area. Primary care services include adult care, pediatric care, women’s health, and behavioral health, along with pharmacy, labs, diabetes management, health education and wellness.

In 2018, the Northside Community Health Center opened. The new Center was welcomed by […]

Exercise and Mental Wellness

By Michael Davis, LMSW

July 29, 2020

Michael Davis, LMSW

You may already know how good exercise is for your physical health, but you might be surprised by how good exercise is for your mental health.  Studies show that for treating anxiety, and mild to moderate depression, exercise can be as effective as talking therapy and medication.

There are many ways that exercise positively influences your mental health: […]

Thank you TCU and UNT Health Science Center School of Medicine!

July 2, 2020

A huge thanks to the students of TCU and UNT Health Science Center – School of Medicine for the amazing donation of hundreds of cloth masks, N95s, surgical masks and face shields from their PPE drive! These will help our providers take care of our patients. We are glad to be partners to help keep our community safe and healthy!

PPE donation

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE AMID COVID-19

By Michael Davis, LMSW

June 17, 2020

Michael Davis, LMSWAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues, to protect ourselves and our communities, we are required to stay home.  Unfortunately, for those in our community experiencing domestic violence and abuse, home may not be a safe place to be.  Given the economic devastation resulting from COVID-19, many families now find themselves in a chronic state of uncertainty and panic and lack the community resources and support systems to cope with their emotional distress.  Such conditions may […]

A MESSAGE FROM OUR BOARD PRESIDENT

June 9, 2020

Carlos R. Morales, NTACHC Board President

In March, our world changed. We began hearing these words as they became common in our interactions as well as our thoughts…. quarantine, social distancing, masks, protective gear, etc. The novel coronavirus made our normal day of going to the office, meeting with co-workers and events unsafe. We then had to turn our normal day into a new “normal” by working from home, interacting only virtually or via our phones and computers, and venturing out of our homes for only food or necessary items. This uncertain time has forced all of us to […]

THANK YOU LUNCH FOR FWPD

May 26, 2020

North Texas Area Community Health Centers, Inc. in collaboration with Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Los Vaqueros Stockyards and Higginbotham Helps, provided the NW Division of the Fort Worth Police Department with a taco bar lunch to recognize our police officers for all they do for our communities. With all the challenges that we face daily, this meal was a way to express our thanks and appreciation of them for keeping our communities safe.

NTACHC FWPD lunch

GUIDELINES TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS AGAINST COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Help protect yourself and others from COVID-19 in the workplace, home and school by following the following recommendations.

For more current NTACHC updates, please click here.

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UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS

March 9, 2020

As you know, the information on Coronavirus is getting updated daily as we learn more about the virus.  We are taking our guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH).  To stay current with the CDC’s latest guidance, please visit www.cdc.gov  to view up-to-date recommendations and information.

NTACHC MOBILE FOOD PANTRY

March 4, 2020

NTACHC has partnered with Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) to provide a mobile food pantry on Northside premises the 1st Wednesday of each month from 3-5:3pm to families in the community.  TAFB distributes fresh and frozen food to hundreds of people through mobile pantries at no charge to families.  For more information, please call 817-546-6504.

NTACHC mobile food pantry

NTACHC mobile food pantry in conjunction with TAFB

SENATOR CORNYN VISITS NORTH TEXAS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS

February 19, 2020

Senator Cornyn visited the Northside Community Health Center to participate in a roundtable discussion with local medical professionals, advocates and local patients to discuss lowering prescription drug costs.  Senator John Cornyn pictured with North Texas Area Community Health Centers Board Members (from left to right): Dr. Di Ann Sanchez, Rachel Arellano, Emerico Perez, and Glen Edney.

Senator Cornyn with NTACHC Board

 

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