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Community Health Centers: Who We Are and What We Do

Published: Aug 28 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Prevention Technology | Tags:

You’ll often hear the term “Community Health Center” from Primary Health Network. However, we’re only one of over 1,300 community health centers throughout the country! PHN isn’t a hospital, and it’s not a part of any local hospital systems. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and we provide healthcare with the mission of […]


My PHN: Information on the Go

Published: Jul 16 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Technology | Tags:

Many of our patients are familiar with our sites, services, and other resources. But did you know that information is now available right in the palm of your hand? PHN introduces “My PHN,” a new mobile app that allows you to access a wide variety of PHN information without having to do anything more than […]


Earbuds and Hearing Loss: Turn the Volume Down

Published: Apr 18 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety Technology | Tags:

Nowadays, people seem to wear their “earbuds” everywhere: at the grocery store, at work, even while driving (not a safe choice!). Children and teens may have earbuds even in more throughout the day, and there has been an increase in hearing loss in teens in the last 30 years according to the American Osteopathic Association. […]


Winter is Coming: Prepare Your Car for the Cold

Published: Nov 8 2017 | Under: General Healthy Tips Lifestyle Safety Technology | Tags:

While cooler temperatures mean Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, it also means the roads will soon be getting more dangerous. With winter comes ice and snow, both of which raise a number of risks while driving. However, there are things you can do to winterize your vehicle. It’s an important part of […]


Telehealth: How Does It Work?

Published: Dec 20 2016 | Under: Technology | Tags: , , , ,

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Technology is constantly advancing. From cell phones to computers, to cell phones that act like computers, every day brings something new in the tech field. The same is true for healthcare, and PHN strives to stay ahead of the curve in adjusting to new developments in providing high quality care for our patients. Telehealth is […]


Smoke Alarm Maintenance Tips

Published: Sep 23 2016 | Under: Safety Technology | Tags: , , ,

We all know that we need to check our smoke alarms to make sure they are working – but do you know how often you need to check, and do you actually test them? Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained can save your life. Follow these recommendations from the National Fire Protection Association […]


Pokémon Go: Getting Fit and Staying Safe

Published: Aug 19 2016 | Under: Healthy Tips Lifestyle Technology | Tags: , , , ,

You may have noticed a lot more people than usual walking around your neighborhood streets, faces glued to their phones.  For those not “in the know,” a new free-to-play mobile game craze, called Pokémon: Go, is sweeping the nation.  In fact, in the U.S. alone, it currently has over 7.5 million downloads!Based on a 90’s […]


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