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Native Youth Ambassadors Respond to Statement Made by Rick Santorum

Statement by Native Youth Ambassador Jordan Burkart: “We birthed a nation from nothing.  I mean, there was nothing here.  I mean, yes we have Native Americans but candidly there isn’t much Native American culture in American culture,” said Rick Santorum. Former United States Senator Rick Santorum’s comment on the lack

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2021 Community Needs Assessment

The Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. (SNAHC) is excited to share its 2021 Community Needs Assessment (CNA), which can be accessed using the links below.  CNAs are a way to get a sense of the health priorities of the community, and SNAHC conducts them every few years to be

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines

Is the constantly changing vaccination news difficult to keep up with? SNAHC is here to provide community members with a straight-forward understanding of current vaccines, and how and when to make an appointment to receive your vaccine in the Sacramento area. In mid-January of 2021, Sacramento County received a limited

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Case Management Services Offered at SNAHC

With a wide variety of programs and services offered at SNAHC, we seek to help patients efficiently find what they are looking for to reach their wellness goals.  Case management services are open to SNAHC patients through Pathways (Whole Person Care Program) or HHP (Health Homes Program). Currently, there are

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SNAHC uses $100,000 grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation to support wraparound needs

Sacramento, California – December 15, 2020– Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) received a $100,000 grant from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation. This funding helped SNAHC continue to provide emergent COVID-19-related testing and referrals. In addition, funding was used to support those areas of basic needs and “wraparound” care

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SNAHC Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Youth Advocacy and Engagement

Sacramento, California – November 19, 2020 – Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) has received a $1 million dollar grant from Elevate Youth California, a project of The Center at Sierra Health Foundation under contract with the California Department of Health Care Services. Elevate Youth California is a statewide program

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What is Medicare?

Medicare is a health insurance program provided by the federal government for qualifying individuals, including people over the age of 65, those with certain disabilities, and individuals with end-stage kidney disease. Some people may confuse Medicaid and Medicare programs — the primary difference between the two is that Medicaid is

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Healthy Tips for Health Education Week

It’s National Health Education Week and we want to highlight the importance of healthy practices. To be a well-rounded healthy person, you need to take care of both your physical and mental health needs. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has changed the ways we’re able to care for our physical health. As we

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SNAHC CEO NAMED CALIFORNIA PRIMARY CARE ASSOCIATION CHAIR-ELECT

Sacramento, California – October 15, 2020 – The California Primary Care Association (CPCA) announced this week that Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) Chief Executive Office Britta Guerrero (San Carlos Apache) will serve as the 2020/21 Board of Directors Chair-Elect. She is the first Native American elected to serve in

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LGBTQ2S Suicide Prevention

Statistics show that the risk of suicide is higher for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S). In addition, factors such as homophobia, isolation, and rejection increase the risk of suicide. An individual’s risk can be decreased if they are connected to their culture

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