Category: Social Justice

June 20, 2017

Can I Get Insurance In Missouri?

The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, has stirred up some confusion and panic among individuals in the state of Missouri over the last several months. With the new administration getting ready to vote on a replacement plan soon and Blue Cross Blue Shield dropping out at the end of the year, it’s […]

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March 23, 2017

Tornado Safety Tips

How Should You Prepare for a Tornado?   Already! Can you believe it? In fact, tornado season hit the midwest a little early this year after last week’s storms which passed through on Monday evening producing multiple tornadoes, hard rain, hail and damage to the center of the country were said and done with. This […]

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November 2, 2016

The Affordable Care Act – Is It Going Downhill?

  November 2, 2016 | You’ve been reading it in the news, hearing it in the headlines and watching those around you argue about it. “How much are the premiums going up?” “Is the ACA (Affordable Care Act) going away?”   The ACA is doing exactly what it has been predicted to do. With over […]

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September 16, 2016


September 16, 2016 | Ever since the ACA (Affordable Care Act) has been in place, health insurance premiums have risen and millions of Americans insurance have grown at slower rates. However, according to,  a new HHS analysis finds that consumers would continue to have affordable coverage options, even if all Marketplace final health […]

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September 8, 2016


September 8, 2016 | This week we are participating in National Suicide Prevention Week along with many other organizations and individuals. Suicide prevention is very crucial and saves many lives across America year after year.   SUICIDE FACTS   Here are some important facts about suicide in America, according to the CDC:   Suicide is […]

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August 19, 2016

The Strength Of The Affordable Care Act

August 19, 2016 | The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been known to be one very intricate and detailed monster. Many Americans throughout Northwest Missouri find themselves afraid of it, and many are just uneducated about it. What most of us don’t know is that the ACA has helped millions of people throughout our communities […]

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August 5, 2016

National Health Center Week 2016

August 1, 2016 | It’s August, and everyone here at Northwest Health is gearing up for National Health Center Week, August 7-13! National Health Center Week has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers. There are many reasons to celebrate […]

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February 12, 2016

Black History and Community Health

The month of February is dedicated to a very special minority group in the United States, African Americans. Their amount of contribution to the growth and development of St. Joseph, Missouri as well as our country is unbelievable. This month we are able to recognize individuals from St. Joseph and advocates across America for their […]

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