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Share the Health Fair held in November was a HUGE Success!

Dec 19, 2022 10:34:03 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, health equity, health care


This year’s Share the Health Fair was a huge success!!! Thanks to all attendees, volunteers, community organizations, staff, and sponsors for a wonderful fair.

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Share the Health Fair is Back - November 12th!

Oct 10, 2022 9:50:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health equity, health care


Share the Health Fair is an annual, one-day free health fair organized by students to offer health screenings, educational services, and community resources for individuals and families within the community who may be otherwise unable to be seen by a healthcare provider.


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Salem Academy and College Health Leadership Forum 4/21/22

Apr 7, 2022 2:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Well-Child Care, public health, health equity, leadership, global health


Salem Academy and College will hold its inaugural Health Leadership Forum on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Salem College is the nation’s only liberal arts college exclusively dedicated to developing the next generation of women leaders in health.

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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Equity, Quality, and Sustainability (Clone)

Sep 6, 2021 8:17:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health, COVID-19, health equity, equity


The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team is committed to promote understanding and improve the orientation of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for North Carolinians. In order to support these goals, we will share a publication on SDOH each month on our Practice Support Blog. 

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Social Determinants:  housing needs and home ownership in Watauga County, NC

Apr 1, 2021 9:02:59 PM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in Social Determinants of Health, Healthcare Insights, Healthy Opportunities, health equity, rural health, housing


Social determinants awareness has become a consistent consideration in healthcare as we've become intentional about recognizing the environmental, social, and other factors leading to suboptimal health outcomes. Housing and the demand for safe and affordable housing is a challenge in many communities.

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