Dr. Reinking providing mobile care through Oakland STOMP. Photo by Jane Tyska.

Roots in the News: “Homeless Doc Takes Stethoscope to the Streets”

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Check out Roots Community Health Center’s Street Team Outreach Medical Program (STOMP) and STOMP’s Dr. Jason Reinking in this multimedia news piece, “Homeless Doc Takes Stethoscope to the Streets.” The piece, authored by Oakland Tribune Columnist Tammerlin Drummond, was featured in InsideBayArea News, San Jose Mercury News and Contra Costa Times! Read the full article here. Drummond: Homeless doc takes stethoscope …

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Roots in the News: “Finding Christmas” – Evening News Spotlights Roots’ Jessie James King, Jr.

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We’re so excited to see Roots Health Navigator, Jessie James King, Jr., featured on KTVU Fox 2 News! Check out the video segment below, and read more about our workforce development programs here. Part I: Part II:

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What Is A Medical Home?

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A medical home is a place that offers a variety of coordinated health services with the patient at the center. At Roots, we are continuously growing and expanding to meet the needs of our patients. We place our patients first, striving to provide friendly and professional customer service and excellent quality of care. Our role is to assess our patients …

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What Community Empowerment Means to Roots

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Roots Community Health Center focuses on the health of its patients and the entire community. A healthy community requires access to basic services, economic vitality and community empowerment. When outsiders are the only entities providing and profiting from goods and services rendered to a neighborhood, the result is political and economic disempowerment, and a loss of input and control over …

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Roots Now Enrolling for Medi-Cal, CalFRESH (food stamps) and Covered California!

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Roots Community Health Center is a Certified Enrollment Entity through Covered CA. This means that we can sign up members of the community for insurance coverage no matter what their income. We are certified to enroll in Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance plans through “The Exchange”. Community based organizations, please contact us for more information on how Roots can …

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Roots in the News: “Some Bay Area Immigrants Suffer Fallout of Ebola Epidemic”

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Roots Community Health Center’s Dr. Noha Aboelata was quoted in a KQUED piece on Ebola’s impact in the Bay Area. Listen here, or read the article below! Some Bay Area Immigrants Suffer Fallout of Ebola Epidemic Bintou Diarra, a native of Mali, has seen her hair-braiding business decline since Ebola reached the United States this fall. (Andrew Stelzer/KQED) By Andrew …

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Roots in the News: “Nonprofit MedShare Repurposes Unused Medical Tools by Donating to Local Clinics”

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Roots is proud to partner with Medshare to receive much-needed medical supplies. Learn more about how Medshare works in this article from Richmond Confidential, which includes quotes from Roots’ Dr. Noha Aboelata! Nonprofit MedShare repurposes unused medical tools by donating to local clinics A volunteer for the last five years, Marsha Felton boxes up supplies in MedShare’s San Leandro warehouse. (Photo …

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Roots Is Electronic…with Patient Access!

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Roots is proud to announce the launch of our electronic patient portal! This means that our patients can securely access their medical records online. Roots has been fully functional with its Electronic Health Record and e-prescribing since the summer of 2012. Roots in-house experts made the transition smooth and efficient for staff and patients alike. Thank you to everyone involved for …

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Culturally Competent Medical Care in East Oakland

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Originally Posted on August 5, 2013 by aquil naji Oakland is widely known as the home of the Black Panther Party, iconic black politicians, athletes, entertainers, and the 2nd largest population of African Americans in the state of California. The East Bay city is now fortunate to have a health community center that works diligently to reduce the health disparities …

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Roots Health Center: Focused on Reducing Health Disparities in Oakland CA

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Originally Posted on August 5, 2013 by aquil naji Oakland California community clinic The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists 10 top leading causes of death for African Americans, which is  highly recommended for all African Americans view, at least once, every six months. 8 out of the 10 causes of death were due to health related issues …

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