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Woonsocket Health Equity Zone to Announce Over 50% Decrease in Overdose Deaths

Woonsocket Health Equity Zone to Announce Over 50% Decrease in Overdose Deaths The Woonsocket Health Equity Zone will announce the results of a coordinated community overdose prevention effort that resulted in a significant reduction in overdose deaths between 2017 and 2018 in Woonsocket. This progress comes after Woonsocket had the highest rate of

Woonsocket Health Equity Zone to Announce Over 50% Decrease in Overdose Deaths2020-08-14T09:55:55-04:00

National Association of Community Health Centers Recognizes Christopher Durigan as Emerging Leader

National Association of Community Health Centers Recognizes Christopher Durigan as Emerging Leader Warwick – April 8, 2019 The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) recognized Christopher Durigan, PharmD, BCPS, director of clinical pharmacy at Thundermist Health Center, as an emerging leader. NACHC leadership presented the Geiger Gibson Program Emerging Leader Award to Dr. Durigan

National Association of Community Health Centers Recognizes Christopher Durigan as Emerging Leader2020-08-14T09:57:21-04:00

Substance-free BRUNCH offers the community a free, safe place to celebrate ST. PATRICK’S DAY®

Substance-free BRUNCH offers the community a free, safe place to celebrate ST. PATRICK’S DAY® Warwick – March 11, 2019Thundermist launched a series of recovery events for the community. host a free Sober St. Patrick’s Day® Brunch. The event will be held at the West Warwick HEZ Hub, 1229 Main St., on Sunday, March 17, 2019,

Substance-free BRUNCH offers the community a free, safe place to celebrate ST. PATRICK’S DAY®2020-08-14T09:58:53-04:00

Valentine’s farmers market gives access to fresh foods in winter

Valentine's farmers market gives access to fresh foods in winter Woonsocket – January 29, 2019 Love Your Heart, a Valentine’s Day themed Farmer’s Market will give the community access to fresh fruits and vegetables during winter. The market is hosted by Thundermist Health Center and The Health Equity Zone of Woonsocket. The event

Valentine’s farmers market gives access to fresh foods in winter2020-08-14T09:59:20-04:00

South Kingstown Winter Farmers Market Now Accepting WIC and SNAP Benefits

South Kingstown Winter Farmers Market Now Accepting WIC and SNAP Benefits We are pleased to announce that starting on Saturday, November 8, the South Kingstown Winter Farmers Market, in conjunction with Thundermist Health Center, will begin accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) benefits, and credit cards. The

South Kingstown Winter Farmers Market Now Accepting WIC and SNAP Benefits2020-08-12T05:02:00-04:00

Thundermist has received its largest single grant award in its 40+ year history!

Thundermist has received its largest single grant award in its 40+ year history! Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded Thundermist a Capital Development - Building Capacity Grant in the amount of $5,000,000 to replace the 100-year old health center in South County. Chuck Jones, Thundermist CEO, said, "We are excited to receive this

Thundermist has received its largest single grant award in its 40+ year history!2020-08-12T05:02:27-04:00

Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust to Support Thundermist Health Center’s Community Health Access Teams

Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust to Support Thundermist Health Center’s Community Health Access Teams Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust recently designated three grants, totaling $390,000, to Thundermist Health Center to initiate a three-year plan to bring Community Health Access Teams (CHATs) to each of the three communities it serves.  CHATs work to improve

Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust to Support Thundermist Health Center’s Community Health Access Teams2020-08-12T05:02:43-04:00

Thundermist Health Center Names New Medical Director

Thundermist Health Center Names New Medical Director [July 15, 2015] - Christopher Ryan Klaus, MD, former Chief Resident at Brown Family Medicine has been named the new Medical Director at Thundermist Health Center in South County. He joined Thundermist in 2014 as a family medicine physician. According to Chuck Jones, President of Thundermist

Thundermist Health Center Names New Medical Director2020-08-12T05:03:06-04:00

URI Nursing Professor Wins $1.6M Federal Grant To Create Partnerships With Two Health Centers

URI Nursing Professor Wins $1.6M Federal Grant To Create Partnerships With Two Health Centers [November 10, 2015] - A $1.6 million federal grant has been awarded to University of Rhode Island Nursing Professor Denise Coppa to establish academic and clinical partnerships with two Rhode Island community health centers. “This is an endorsement of

URI Nursing Professor Wins $1.6M Federal Grant To Create Partnerships With Two Health Centers2020-08-12T05:03:59-04:00
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