Updated 7/13/16: NEW Deadline for both RFGPs is August 5, 2016 and the archived webinars are available here.
In 2015 the Oregon Latino Health Coalition led the Oregon Health Equity Alliance, including OSBHA, to advocate for funding for kids that remain uninsured despite healthcare reform. This work resulted in a $10 million allocation to the Safety Net Capacity Grant Program within the Oregon
In December 2015, the Oregon School Based Health Alliance Statewide Youth Advisory Council (SYAC) partnered with FamilyCare CCO and the Oregon Public Health Division to facilitate a youth listening session in the Portland Metro area. Over 50 youth were in attendance. Below are key findings from the session and recommendations to SBHCs based on what the SYAC heard.
On Friday, February 26, Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) introduced the Hallways to Health Act (S.2590/H.R. 4621), legislation that would provide federal support for high-quality comprehensive health care and mental health services to students at school-based health centers (SBHCs) across the country.
The Hallways to Health Act would: