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2020 Census Resources for your clinic and patients.Census partners are vital to ensuring a complete and accurate count. As trusted voices in your communities, you play a key role in raising awareness that the 2020 Census is easy, safe, and important. Read More 
CDC Toolkit for Health Professionals: Prepare to Fight Flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) seasonal flu vaccination campaign materials are available to assist health professionals in communicating about the importance of vaccination. This digital toolkit includes details on events/activities, sample social media and newsletter content, graphics, web assets, and media prep material.Read more
Defending and Protecting Your Practice. What is your practice's attitude toward security? Your practice is under constant threat, and you need multiple layers of security to reduce the risk of a breach. Being vigilant at all times is a habit that needs to be adopted immediately. Read More
 
Job Program Helps Recovering Addicts Rebuild Houses – And Their Lives. The Housing Development Alliance in Hazard, Kentucky, found that volunteers referred by the Drug Court were some of their hardest workers. Now the nonprofit organization and others are creating an employment program to help addicts get back on their feet. Read More 
It's flu season, and 154 Kentuckians have already been diagnosed with it; the best defense is an easy-to-get vaccine. The beginning of fall means it's also the beginning of flu season, prompting health officials to remind Kentuckians it's time to get vaccinated as a way to not only protect themselves, but also their loved ones. Flu season runs through May 2020. Read More
National Substance Use Warmline. Clinically supported advice on substance use management for healthcare providers Peer-to-peer consultation from physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses with special expertise in substance use evaluation and management. Read More 
Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit. These modules contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural suicide prevention programs. Read More
KPCA Outreach and Enrollment Update. Read More

UK HealthCare CECentral has launched a free, online continuing education program that may be of interest to primary care providers throughout the state. The program, Optimizing Disease Management (ODM) A Vision for Diabetic Eye Screening, focuses on early detection of diabetic retinopathy through screening in the primary care setting. The 2-part series includes an informational didactic activity and an interactive patient huddle. Read More

Engaged Patients are Healthier Patients. When you activate patients to participate fully in their care, you unlock the potential to make strides toward healthcare’s most important goals: better outcomes at lower costs, and with better patient experience along the way. Read More
 
Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment ECHO Clinicians are cordially invited to participate in the Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment ECHO® funded by the Rural Communities Opioid Response Planning (RCORP) grant from HRSA. Read More 
The Kentucky Primary Care Association partnered with the HITEQ Center for a two-part webinar cybersecurity presentation series that explored key concepts and best practices that should be followed by Health Centers seeking to develop defense in depth and effectively implement hardened security programs at their sites. There are ever-increasing cybersecurity guidelines and protection measures that Health Centers must navigate and digest. Newer and rurally located Health Centers, facing security workforce challenges, can especially benefit from guidance and decision support that assists them in determining how to implement systems in a manner that meets compliance requirements and doesn’t expose information to undue security risk. 
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