Op-Ed: Already Cash-Strapped Community Clinics Struggle to Access Enough COVID-19 Tests
At the periphery of the healthcare industry are community health centers, the safety net for vulnerable populations and the uninsured, many of whom are racial and ethnic minorities with multiple serious health issues. Yet these centers are struggling to maintain equitable access for the people they serve. When a patient comes into a health center […]
Coronavirus: Our Community Responds
Even in challenging times, good things are happening all around us. We celebrate the people doing something good in the Bay Area and raise money to help those hit the hardest. NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 in partnerships with Bay Area community leaders are coming together to raise funds for the Silicon Valley Strong Fund, […]
Telemedicine Still Not Widely Available Despite Need for ‘Distancing’ Amid Coronavirus
Telehealth services that allow you to video conference or correspond digitally with your doctor certainly aren’t new technologies, but these remote consultations have found new support in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as state and federal regulators work to remove barriers that have historically prevented doctors from caring for patients from afar. Telemedicine Still […]
Blessed & Guilty, Yet Never Hopeless
I feel so blessed and yet so guilty. I have a wonderful job, a roof over my head and a loving family. I live in the Silicon Valley. In the heart of the world’s tech hub. On my daily trip into work I drive by Cisco, SunPower, Intel, and Samsung. Most days the “faster” route […]
October 24 & 29, 2019 – 3rd FREE Mobile Mammography Clinic
Gardner Health Services and Life Saving Images are coming together for our 3rd free mobile mammography clinic to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8am-5pm at our Gardner Health Center at 195 E. Virginia St., San Jose, CA 95112 and on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 8am-5pm at […]
October 2019 – Family Resource Center Calendar
View calendar here. Events and activities are subject to change. Refer to the First 5 website for updates calendar or give us a call at (408) 893-1340. Eventos y actividades pueden cambiar sin previo. Aviso para mas informacion llame directo al FRC (408) 893-1340.
11/2/19 – Día de los Muertos Run-Walk 5k & 10k
The Día de los Muertos Run-Walk is our inaugural fundraising event and health initiative that brings together patients, staff, families and the community in celebration of life, health and the lives of those we love eternally! Run, walk, jog, or stroll along the Guadalupe River while raising money to help children and families, who can’t […]
8/13/19 – Back to School Resource Fair
Come join us in our Back to School Resource Fair with Biblioteca Latinoamericana on 8/13/19 from 11am-4pm at 921 S. First St. San Jose, CA 95110. There will be giveaways for children on behalf of the Gardner Health Services FRC for the first families who show up and FREE community resources.