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01/13/2014 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
Community Health Centers gear up for expanded Medi-Cal Program
Patients getting checkups, dental work, eye exams and various other services may not notice the sense of urgency at Community Health Centers of the Central Coast.  But the 36-year-old nonprofit is undergoing dramatic change.

CHC dedicates Nipomo Clinic
An estimated 300 people gathered in the warm sun Friday afternoon to dedicate the new Nipomo clinic that Community Health Centers of the Central Coast will open for business next week

03/02/2013 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
Dedication of Community Health Center's new Nipomo clinic set for Friday
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast will hold a grand opening Friday for a new 28,000-square-foot facility in Nipomo, which will offer internal medicine specialists, a full-time pediatrics team, vision and optometry services and dental care.

01/29/2013 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
Cambria doctor taking 'leave of absence' after 27 years
David McBride, M.D., one of only two primary physicians in Cambria, is taking “an extended leave of absence” after 27 years treating local patients, he said in a letter to The Cambrian dated Friday.

07/12/2012 - Nipomo - Coast News
Promoting Health to Teens

07/10/2012 - Stanford - Science Codex
Community Health Centers Study - Stanford and USF
Government-funded community health centers, which serve low-income and uninsured patients, provide better care than do private practices, says a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

03/01/2012 - Nipomo - The Adobe Press
CHC's Brush! Brush! Brush! Program promotes healthy teeth


02/29/2012 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
CHC's San Miguel clinic to re-open on April 2, 2012

02/23/2012 - Community Health Centers
Capps Visits Dana School in Nipomo to Highlight CHC's School Based Health Care Program

02/18/2012 - San Luis Obispo Tribune
'Brush!' brings dental care to kids

02/13/2012 - Santa Maria Times
CHC adds orthodontic services at clinics (follow-up story)

01/28/2012 - Santa Maria Times
CHC clinics add orthodontia

01/04/2012 - Santa Maria Times
A World Away, Yet So Far
A recap of the humanitarian mission to Columbia by Dr. Sunny Fereshteh and Dr. Julia Lerch, both USC graduates who work at the Community Health Centers of the Central Coast.

08/16/2011 - Santa Maria Times
CHC to open new Cuyama Valley clinic thanks to a Department of Health and Human Services grant