CHC in the News
With 26 locations and over 500 dedicated medical professionals and support staff, Community Health Centers is always working hard and making inroads to providing needed medical services to local and hard-to-reach communities. We strive to be a significant provider of services and a vital part of our communities' healthcare delivery system. Here you will find the latest news and information about the Central Coast's most progressive non-profit health care system.
03/02/2013 - Santa Maria Times
CHC dedicates Nipomo Clinic
An estimated 300 people gathered in the warm sun Friday afternoon to dedicate the new Nipomo clinic that Community Health Centers of the Central Coast will open for business next week
03/02/2013 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
Dedication of Community Health Center's new Nipomo clinic set for Friday
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast will hold a grand opening Friday for a new 28,000-square-foot facility in Nipomo, which will offer internal medicine specialists, a fulCl-time pediatrics team, vision and optometry services and dental care.
03/01/2012 - KSBY (video)
Coverage of the Dedication Ceremony
David McBride, M.D., one of only two primary physicians in Cambria, is taking “an extended leave of absence” after 27 years treating local patients, he said in a letter to The Cambrian dated Friday.
A Nipomo-based nonprofit that provides health care in southern San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County was one of 31 around the state to share millions of dollars in federal funding in December.
10/29/2012 - KSBY (video)
First graders graduate from the Brush! Brush! Brush! program!
Farm workers from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties can learn about their options for health care today at a street fair in Santa Maria.
07/10/2012 - Stanford - Science Codex
Community Health Centers Study - Stanford and USF
Government-funded community health centers, which serve low-income and uninsured patients, provide better care than do private practices, says a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
01/27/2012 - Community Health Centers
CHC Breaks Ground on a New Health Center in Nipomo
(Links to our New Health Center Project page)
01/11/2012 - KSBY (video)
Dentists: humanitarian trip to Columbia highlights help needed locally
CHC Dentists Join Humanitarian Trip to Colombia
Dental volunteers to care for more than 1000 patients during this 3rd annual service trip
01/04/2012 - Read the follow-up article on the Columbia trip in the Santa Maria Times
See the KSBY video segment below: