Our very own NAHC WIC Director Sarah Monje is in Reuters today!
The article highlights the need for states and agencies to use innovation and participant-centered principles in providing support to community members with WIC.
Full Article at Reuters >> http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/19/us-usa-poverty-nutrition-idUSKBN0HE1AF20140919
Food as Medicine is a group medical visit in which adult patients of 7D learn how to manage their cardiovascular disease thru food and nutrition. The medical visits require a six week commitment and are offered on Tuesdays from 2-5pm. Patients who have one or more of the following health conditions may qualify for Food as Medicine: Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension, high cholesterol, overweight, obesity, or a history of stroke. All interested individuals should contact Jessica Gutierrez to sign up.
A big thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us on August 1st!
Patient Portals: Patients' Perspectives
In this short video, patients discuss the advantages of using patient portals to manage their health and to communicate with clinic staff.
Patient Portals: Benefits to Providers
Urban Trails San Francisco is a behavioral health system partnership between the Child, Youth and Family System of Care within Community Behavioral Health Services under the San Francisco Department of Public Health and the Native American Health Center. Urban Trails San Francisco expands access to culturally and spiritually based behavioral health services for the most vulnerable Native American and Indigenous children, youth and families in San Francisco.
by Sandra Tavel, Grants & Contracts Administrator
“Cultural Humility: A lifelong process of self-reflection and self-critique. The starting point for such an approach is not an examination of the client’s belief system, but rather having health care/service providers give careful consideration to their assumptions and beliefs that are embedded in their own understandings and goals of their encounter with the client.”
How the Native American Health Center (NAHC) May Use or Disclose Your Health Information
The health record is the property of NAHC, but the information in the health record belongs to you. The law permits us to use or disclose your health information for the following purposes:
Welcome to the Native American Health Center
Who We Are
In 1972 the Bay Area AI/AN community organized to have the first Native American Health Center in repsonse to helath disparities faced by Native peoples that is committed to providing culturally-based holistic care. Today the Native American Health Center (NAHC) is a full service clinic offering our services to all communities with locations throughout the Bay Area in Oakland, Alameda, Richmond, and San Francisco. We welcome you to come and be a part of our commitment to health and wellness.
To provide comprehensive services to improve the health and wellbeing of american indians, Alaska Natives, and residents of the surrounding communities, with respect for cultural and lingustic differences.
Who We Serve
We are open to everyone. There ae no tribal or ethnic requirements for accessing our services.
NAHC accepts a wide variety of health care coverage programs. We also offer sliding scale discounts based on income and family size, and accept patients with private insurance.
Many people without helath insurance may qualify for programs that help pay for care.
For further information or enrollment assistance, please contact our on-site Eligibility Specialists at:
415.621.8056 (San Francisco)