Through emergency funding from Cambia Health Foundation and other philanthropic organizations, NeighborCare Health, a Seattle-based community health center, is working to balance patient care for all issues related to COVID-19 with ongoing critical care for chronic disease management, emergency dental and high risk pregnancies, to prevent unnecessary visits to the hospital and ensure those most in need during this unprecedented health crisis are served.
Specifically, the leveraged funds have been used to
- Setup several parking lot and drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics
- Implement telehealth services
- Purchase additional necessities and supplies like PPEs