Welcome to CHC
Community Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit, community-based health education and policy organization. Established in 1992, our mission is to promote social justice and achieve equity in community and environmental resources to improve the health of underserved populations. Watch the video About Community Health Councils to learn more about our work.
1 in 3 Los Angeles County residents is not aware that they have high blood pressure.
African Americans and certain Latino populations are at an increased risk of high blood pressure, and many don’t know how to get help to effectively manage it.
High Blood Pressure is known as the silent killer. It causes damage to the heart, liver, and kidneys. Join CHC for the Know Your Digits! Be in Control. Campaign this August and spread awareness of the causes and prevention methods for hypertension.
Visit KnowYourDigits.org for more info.
Proposed Federal Rules for Exchange & Market Standards The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed rules for Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015 and Beyond on March 21.
Adult Denti-Cal After eliminating adult dental benefits for nearly three million low-income Californians in 2009, Denti-Cal will finally be reinstated May 2014.
Covered CA Draft Budget Signals Adjustments in Outreach & Enrollment At the April 17 Covered California Board meeting, staff presented a preliminary 2014-15 budget and potential adjustments to program strategies.