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AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. Receives $40,000 Grant from GAR Foundation for North Hill Mini Clinic

Nov. 6, 2017 – The Distribution Committee of GAR Foundation awarded AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. $40,000 to fund a North Hill mini clinic at its October meeting. AxessPointe was one of over 60 nonprofit organizations in Summit County that received an award. “In 2016 we were not fortunate enough to be awarded a new access […]

Shortened Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment period begins Nov. 1 through Dec. 15

Oct. 31, 2017 By: Betty Lin-Fisher – Kaye Rootring says she and her college-age daughter won’t go without insurance. But Rootring of Perry Township is unsure how much more her current $462.80 monthly premium costs will be when she starts shopping this week for plans available through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. The plans were […]

AxessPointe Receives AIMS Grant Award to Focus on Mental Health and Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Sept. 20, 2017 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers was one of 43 health centers in Ohio that received an award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) last week. HRSA announced that over $200 million will be distributed throughout the U.S. for health centers to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services. […]

AxessPointe Featured in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

July 11, 2017 – The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) recognized AxessPointe’s built-in 340B pharmacy in their national April 2017 publication, “Opportunities for Sustainable Pharmacy Services in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).” The pharmacy is located within the Arlington Street clinic in Akron, Ohio. 340B clinics provide low-income patients with more affordable prescriptions. The […]

AxessPointe Offers Healthcare Clinic for North Hill Refugees

The Exchange House, created by the Better Block Foundation, serves as a community center for the large refugee population, predominantly Bhutanese, which travels mostly on foot and has a large number of children and senior citizens. North Hill’s Exchange House opened its doors to the Akron community on Tuesday. With a community center for refugees […]