Community Health Centers Brace for Cuts
The nation’s Community Health Centers are already facing disruptions to care as a result of the funding cliff which took effect on October 1.  Even before the 70 percent cut to grant funding takes effect, 26 percent of health centers have reported difficulties in hiring and retaining staff, according to a survey of health centers nationally, the results of which were  released as an infographic  by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). Complete results here .
Register for the Community Health Worker
ECHO Program!
Beginning in October, The Missouri Telehealth Network ECHO Project will open up registration for the Community Health Worker ECHO. This ECHO is open to all Missouri community health workers at no cost. The program will kick off on Tuesday, November 7 and will continue each month every first and third Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Register at ShowMeECHO .   This will be a great opportunity for anyone who is a Connector, or will be a Connector, to participate if time allows. Participants can engage right from their computer via a Zoom link. 

Feel free to share with anyone who may be interested. For questions, contact Suzanne Smith at or call 660.243.4574.
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Enrollment Begins Soon!