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Next PA Dept of Health Public Health 3.0 Meeting

March 2017

Public Health 3.0 Moving Health Forward

Join the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Partner Organizations for a conversation about how various sectors at the community- and state-level can collaborate to improve health outcomes in a time of uncertainty and limited resources. The meeting will be held

Monday, March 27th

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Penn State Schuylkill

200 University Drive

Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Lunch will be served.   To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Schuyl

For questions contact: Stephanie Rovito at srovito@pa.gov

Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program Now Available to Free and Charitable Clinics Nursing Staff

February 2017

The Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program is now available to Free and Charitable Clinics staff nurses, advance nurse practitioners, certified midwives, certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and nurse faculty who are employed for 32 hours a week at a Free and Charitable Clinic located in a health professional shortage area.

To help you identify if the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program is right for your nursing staff, please utilize the resources below:

  1. Find out if your clinic location or satellite location is in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area: http://bit.ly/2inSP54
  2. A fact sheet on the Nurse Loan Repayment Program: http://bit.ly/2ijRN77
  3. A fact sheet about comparing the National Health Service Corps and the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program visit: http://bit.ly/2igoO97
  4. Watch a pre-recorded webinar about the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program and how to apply: http://bit.ly/2jzEIrk
  5. Application and Guidance for the Nurse Corp Loan Repayment Program: http://bit.ly/2iKPf2H