Faith Calendar

...Watch Night service 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31; (706) 860-5616NEW EXODUS MISSIONARY BAPTIST, HEPHZIBAH: Community health fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, free food, health screenings, funTHE SANCTUARY, EVANS: African...

Expansion adds to Widows Home legacy

...better since we came to Christ Community Health Services."Comments such as...services provided by Christ Community Health Services Augusta and other similar...has insurance or not, Christ Community Health is a place where individuals...

Christ Community Health Services expands historic home

On a site significant to the health care history of Augusta, Christ Community Health Services is delving deeper into that history while adding much needed services for the uninsured and underserved.Operating out...

Good news for state employees on insurance

...next year, said Department of Community Health officials at an agency board...as will employee co-pays, Community Health officials said. This current...retirees and dependents.The Community Health board approved the new employee...

Medicaid isn't perfect, but we must invest in citizens' good health

...and helped people stay in the work force longer, both the communities and the nation would reap the benefits. (The writer, a family nurse practitioner, is director of the Good Samaritan House Free Community Health Center in Dearing.)

Woman faces arraignment in personal care home case

...information that one wheelchair-bound resident was wheeled outside to be bathed by a water hose.The Department of Community Health issued a cease-and-desist order to Burns. The agency worked with local law enforcement, Adult Protective Services...

Ga. argues against Medicaid 'waiver'

...Clyde Reese, commissioner of the Department of Community Health, said at an agency board meeting Thursday.He cited...state were estimated at $3.5 million, he said.Community Health still would be willing to look at a counterproposal...

Community Health Centers provide safety net for gaps in public health care

...and expand services such as pharmacy and dental, Richards said. The clinic and the other Community Health Center in Augusta, Christ Community Health Services, said they are filling the gaps in health care that health reform has yet to reach...

Trinity Hospital spun off to new company

...markets, the company announced Monday. Trinity CEO Jason Studley said the hospital's care will remain the same.Community Health Systems said it was taking the hospitals and a hospital management and consulting business called Quorum Health Resources...

Enough to make you sick

...structured to keep them employed and productive, or served through private nonprofits such as Augusta's Christ Community Health Services.Lawmakers must encourage families to save for medical expenses and long-term care the same way they...