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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

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

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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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

Insurance Navigator helps Patient

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