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Desiree and Littles

Community Health Care Clinic accredited as Center of Excellence for children in foster care

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Community Health Care Clinic accredited as Center of Excellence for children in foster care Tacoma, WA – Community Health Care’s Foster Adoption Clinic has been designated as a Foster Care Center of Excellence by Coordinated Care, the managed care provider for the Apple Health Foster Care program. The clinic received this accreditation due to its exemplary processes and medical … Read More

Dr. Ann Goetcheus Gehl

Congratulations to our own Dr. Goetcheus Gehl!

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Pierce County Medical Society Announces New Board Members Nonprofit appoints first female president in nearly 20 years   (TACOMA, Wash., December 17, 2020) – For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Pierce County Medical Society (PCMS) has named a woman as its board president. Community Health Care’s (CHC) Dr. Ann J. Goetcheus Gehl … Read More

Desiree White

Foster Adoption Clinic Making News!

Monday, November 16, 2020

With nowhere else to turn, a foster mom opened a clinic for kids like hers on Hilltop BY MATT DRISCOLL NOVEMBER 15, 2020 06:00 AM It can be challenging, and often overwhelming, Desiree White said. A foster parent for the last eight years, the former pediatric trauma nurse at Mary Bridge Children’s hospital told The … Read More

Influenza shot

Flu Shot Events – FREE!

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Community Health Care is offering 4 opportunities for FREE flu shots! With COVID-19 cases rising, we are up against a possible double threat of the regular, annual flu and the coronavirus. For this reason, this year, it is especially important ensure you and your family members get immunized against the flu. Saturday, November 7th – … Read More

Corona Virus

Concerned About Coronavirus?

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

If you are a Community Health Care patient – or want to see one of our providers – please note: if you have a cough or other respiratory symptoms – with or without fever – when making an appointment, please let the person answering the call know you need to speak with a nurse immediately. … Read More

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Community Health Care Is Opening a School-Based Clinic

Friday, July 19, 2019

  Tacoma News Tribune article by Allison Needles There’s a need in Bethel schools that’s not being addressed, according to Bethel School District officials. Some students — especially low-income and homeless students — aren’t receiving health care. They’re missing out on valuable learning time because of it, said Dawn Fox, nurse administrator for Bethel schools. … Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

Mammogram Screenings at Community Health Care

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Early Detection Saves Lives! Community Health Care has partnered with Assured Imaging to provide the latest in digital mammography screenings to our patients. Through the summer and fall the mobile mammogram clinic will be at our Parkland, Hilltop, Lakewood and Eastside clinics. Community Health Care patients can call their clinic and ask to speak with … Read More

Dr Tanbara inoculating kids

Community Health Care Unveils Tanbara Endowment For Patient Care

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

by Rick Oldenburg, CAP® First installment of 2 parts: Dr. George Tanbara was a humble man who lived through much to become the person he was – he was a 2nd generation Japanese American born in Portland Oregon in 1922. He moved with his mother and sister to Los Angeles, and later enrolled at USC … Read More

Measles – It isn’t just a little rash

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Measles – It isn’t just a little rash. If you or a child have the signs and symptoms for Measles, contact your medical provider immediately for an appointment or advice. Learn more at www.cdc.gov/measles or go here for information for parents www.cdc.gov/features/measles  

Jim Walton, Tanbara family, Gary Walmer, and family group

Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Humanitarian Award Dinner – A Night to Remember

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

by Josh Krebsbach On Tuesday October 9th we gathered more than 450 guests for an evening of good food, great friends, and inspiration from some of our community leaders. We had a heartwarming evening as we honored James L. Walton with the Kimi and George Tanbara, M.D. Humanitarian Award. The evening was led by our … Read More