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 News & Notes – Q3 2023
August 29, 2023
Read all about the latest with NTACHC including our upcoming October conference, grants received and a five-year-old receiving her first set of glasses! If you want to be added to the our newsletter list, please send your email to email@example.com.
North Texas Area Community Health Centers are Accredited by ADCES to Provide Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
August 29, 2023
North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) have achieved the significant milestone of accreditation by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). Accreditation represents a high level of quality and service to the community, and the ability to better meet the needs of Medicare recipients and others affected by diabetes in the Tarrant County area.
North Texas Area Community Health Centers’ Living Your Best Life Program Helps Guadalupe Control Her Diabetes
August 29, 2023
NTACHC helped Guadalupe get her diabetes under control with NTACHC’s Living Your Best Life Program (LYBL) – a program that’s designed to help individuals control their diabetes and high blood pressure.
More than 670,000 Texans lose Medicaid coverage as the state unwinds continuous enrollment
August 16, 2023
NTACHC helped Ethel Ruano, our patient, with her Medicaid coverage. “She was grateful to meet Mary Lou Martinez, the outreach and enrollment specialist at North Texas Area Community Health Center (NTACHC) in Fort Worth. Martinez has been helping Ruano with renewing her Medicaid, a burdensome and confusing process for most. “The parents didn’t have to be renewing (during the pandemic),” Martinez said. “And so, if you had a child during 2020, chances are, you don’t understand about renewing. You didn’t have to do that for three years.”
Northside Eye Care Center Helps Five-Year-Old See Clearly
August 16, 2023
A special thanks to Communities Foundation of Texas for awarding North Texas Area Community Health Centers a grant from their recent health-focused funding cycle to provide Northside Eye Care Center with pediatric eye care services. Here’s a story of how this grant is helping one of our youngest patients
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Announce Second Annual Conference Oct. 3-5
July 31, 2023
NTACHC will host experts to discuss “Breaking Down Barriers: Strategies for Overcoming Systemic Healthcare Inequities in Integration Efforts” with experts from around the country. Register for free today.
Daughter Helps Mother to Get Eyes Examined
February 16, 2023
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Medical Home Video Debuts
November 13, 2022
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Offer Flu Shots and COVID Vaccines for Those 6 Months and Up on Saturdays Oct. 1 to Nov. 5
September 27, 2022
NTACHC Publishes its Status Report for 2020 and 2021
April 6, 2022
NTACHC Receives NCQA Patient-Center Medical Home Recognition for All Locations
November 18, 2021
FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – NTACHC is pleased to announce that all three locations are again National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognized. The patient-centered medical home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. Recognition under the PCMH Standards demonstrates our quality and improvement in providing the highest quality of care. Read more here.
Northside Eye Care Center
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Opens Northside Eye Care Center to Provide Vision Care for Underserved Communities
November 10, 2021
FORT WORTH, Texas – North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC), a federally qualified health center that provides high-quality medical services and serves as a safety net for the lower-income population, held a grand opening on November 8 for its Northside Eye Care Center. This is the first eye care center at any of its three locations. Read more here.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Why Fort Worth Residents Still Undecided On COVID Vaccine
August 18, 2021
FORT WORTH, Texas – “We’re moving just past those early adopters, honestly, and then now we’ve got to keep working,” said Rodriguez, of the North Texas Areas Community Health Centers. “We can definitely move the needle, for sure.” Read the rest of the article that features our CMO, Dr. Patricia Rodriguez, and North Texas Area Community Health Centers here.
NTACHC to Celebrate “National Community Health Center Week”
July 30, 2021
FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) will celebrate “National Community Health Center Week” from August 8 to 14 with reminders for the community to take care of their health needs now. NTACHC also invites children to participate in a coloring creation activity in honor of this week that focuses on the fine work that Community Health Centers provide. To learn more about the celebration, click here!
NTACHC Hires Award-Winning Pediatrician
May 04, 2021
FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – As the demand for accessible pediatric healthcare has increased, the North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) has hired Dr. Dinesh Gowda, M.D., FAAP, an award-winning pediatric physician, to join its Arlington location. […]
Marketplace Extension Deadline is now August 15
March 26, 2021
We want to share exciting information from the Health Insurance Marketplace for uninsured individuals! […]
NTACHC RELEASES PSA VIDEOS TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO GET THE COVID VACCINE
March 17, 2021
FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON, Texas – North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC), located in three medically disadvantaged neighborhoods in Tarrant County, have created informational videos in English and Spanish to encourage the community to get the COVID vaccine when it comes available. […]
NTACHC Is Offering COVID-19 Testing
December 21, 2020
NTACHC is offering ID Now Rapid Testing and LabCorp COVID-19 Testing at all three of our locations. […]
NTACHC Is Offering Flu Vaccines
December 7, 2020
It is not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself and your family from the flu.
North Texas Area Community Health Centers has a limited supply of the following:
• Regular flu shots
• High dose shots recommended for anyone 65 years or older
• FluMist that does not require a shot, for patients who qualify
If you do not have insurance, you may be able to get a flu shot for FREE. We can bill insurance if you are a regular patient at any of our NTACHC clinics.
Call us TODAY at 817-625-4254 to set up a convenient time to come in and get a flu shot.
November 2, 2020
If you are a participant in the PHC Program (Primary Health Care Program), please note: For a prescription to be covered by the PHC Program, the prescription must now be filled at the NTACHC pharmacy at the Northside location, and must be on the list of covered medications. If you currently fill prescriptions elsewhere, call the NTACHC pharmacy at 833-789-5300 to request a transfer of your prescription.
Help Fight COVID-19
November 2, 2020
Join the DFW COVID-19 Prevalence Study to help researchers better understand how common COVID-19 is in Dallas and Tarrant counties. By volunteering, you will help guide decisions being made in our communities to keep you and your family safe and healthy. The study is being conducted by UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources. […]
Need Help? NTACHC Has Counselors To Help You Enroll In Marketplace
October 30, 2020
Your well-being is our priority! That’s why health insurance is important to help you maintain your health and get you the healthcare you and your family need.
Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace opens November 1st and runs through Dec. 15th.
Our Providers Help Patients Get Diabetes Under Control
October 30, 2020
November is National Diabetes Month, and North Texas Area Community Health Centers (NTACHC) want to help you get your diabetes under control. Type 1 diabetes, a condition when the body doesn’t produce insulin, happens at any age affecting people of every size, shape and race. This condition can be managed with the help of our providers at NTACHC. […]
NTACHC Now Offers PrEP Medication and Confidential Counseling
October 19, 2020
PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a once-daily pill that significantly reduces your risk of acquiring HIV. If you believe you might be at risk, we can help. NTACHC offers appointments with one of our expert health care providers who can help you decide if PrEP is right for you. […]
Welcome New Board Member – William Venable
September 13, 2020
NTACHC is happy to welcome William (Bill) Venable to our Board of Directors. He has an impressive background in academia, business, marketing and healthcare that will help us improve and expand healthcare for more in our community.
Bill joined the faculty of the College of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington in July 2019. He was appointed to […]
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Dedicates The Morris Foundation Building
July 15, 2020
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 […]
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!
A MESSAGE FROM OUR BOARD PRESIDENT
June 9, 2020
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.
GUIDELINES TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS AGAINST COVID-19
March 13, 2020
UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS
March 9, 2020
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.
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.