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SNAHC CEO Contributes to Study on the Use of ACE Screening in Tribal and Urban Indian Communities

Britta Guerrero, Sacramento Native American Health Center’s Chief Executive Officer, recently participated in stakeholder discussions about the strengths and barriers of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware implementation in urban Indian communities.   ACES Aware is a program funded through the State of California Department of Health Care Services and

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Personal Testimony for Suicide Prevention

Vanessa Niño-Tapia (Yaqui/Yo’eme) gave us the honor of allowing us to share her personal testimony for suicide prevention, as part of the SNAHC “It’s Ok To Not Be Ok” campaign: When I was 22, I had everything to look forward to. I was accepted into graduate school, was planning my

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Patient Satisfaction Survey Results

Each year the Sacramento Native American Health Center asks our patients to participate in completing the CAHPS Patient Satisfaction Survey. The questions in this survey are provided by AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Generally, SNAHC has provided this survey to our patients through mail, however, due to the

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Native Youth Communications Team Lead Mental Health Campaign

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our SNAHC Native Youth Communications Team have led in creating the SNAHC “It’s Ok To Not Be Ok” campaign! This campaign has touched city corners across Sacramento, with youth-designed ads going up at 12 convenience stores across the South Sacramento and Elk Grove

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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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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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