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Jim Walton, 2018 Honoree of the Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Humanitarian Award

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Congratulations to Jim Walton, the newest recipient of the Kimi and George Tanbara, MD Humanitarian Award. This award, while not given yearly, is presented to those members of our community who have left a profound impact on Community Health Care and Pierce County. Jim Walton is one of Community Health Care’s six founders and has … Read More

New Investments to Strengthen Community Health Centers

Friday, August 17, 2018

  U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell Senators Murray, Cantwell Announce Significant New Investments to Strengthen Community Health Centers Washington August 15, 2018 Contacts:  Kerry Arndt (Murray) (202) 224-2834 | Bryan Watt (Cantwell) (202) 224-8277 Senators Murray, Cantwell Announce Significant New Investments to Strengthen Community Health Centers Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded more than $3.8 … Read More

HIV/AIDS Red Ribbon

Spotlight: Ryan White Program

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Located on the third floor of the Hilltop Clinic, Community Health Care’s Ryan White Program provides holistic health care for persons living with HIV (PLWH) in Pierce County. The Program is funded under the Ryan White CARE Act which improves access to HIV-related services for low-income, uninsured, or under-insured clients living with HIV. The Ryan White team works tirelessly to ensure … Read More

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Jaci’s Story

Monday, May 14, 2018

Support Patients like Jaci — A Life in Care Health conditions can hold anyone back from having the life they want to live. Whether it is pain, discomfort, or a disability, anything that causes challenges in your day-to-day can make it hard to make the most of your time at work and with your family. … Read More

From Patient to our Board of Directors

Friday, February 2, 2018

Community Health Care (CHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center. This means that we are federally funded so we can provide high quality, accessible care. The Board of Directors at Community Health Care is comprised of 51% patients and 49% community representatives, which is a requirement of being a Federally Qualified Health Center. We are … Read More

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Donor’s Guide to the 2018 Tax Act

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

This is professor Russell James at Texas Tech University. Welcome to “A Donor’s guide to the 2018 Tax Law” The new tax law has both positives and negatives for charitable donors. For most people, the special tax benefits from giving appreciated assets actually went way up. For some people, the tax benefits from giving cash went … Read More

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IRA Charitable Rollover

Monday, January 29, 2018

IRA Charitable Rollover Now Permanent since December 2015 The IRA Rollover was first enacted in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act. It was made permanent law through the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. The provision allows individuals aged 70½ and older to donate up to $100,000 from their Individual Retirement … Read More

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CHC Helps Uninsured Patient

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

I am an uninsured patient who was turned away by my previous doctor because of my lack of coverage. I was referred to Community Health Care and it has turned out to be the best thing that could happen to me. I am a diabetic and only able to do odd jobs from time to … Read More

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James’ Story

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

James woke up with a headache. It was the worst headache he ever had. He suffered with it for two days until he could not stand up. Then he went to the hospital and found out his headache was caused by a stroke. What followed were several weeks of hospitalization and rehabilitation to regain his … Read More


Rendi’s Story

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A patient visited our dental clinic and shared that she had never been to a dentist before. She was 22 years old and recently immigrated to the United States from South Africa. Rendi did not have insurance, but qualified for the sliding fee scale and paid the minimum for her care. Rendi’s dental condition was … Read More