450 individuals welcomed in the year of the dog at the Lunar New Year 5K Walk & Run in Shoreline by raising over $30,000 for uncompensated care.Continue Reading Over $30,000 raised at Lunar New Year 5K
Tickets are now on sale for International Community Health Services’ 2018 Bloom Gala, to be held at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel on May 5. The funds raised at this annual celebration will support health services for those who cannot afford to pay for them.Continue Reading 2018 Bloom Gala tickets on sale now
International Community Health Services leadership joined 82 CEOs, board members and senior staff representing 20 community health centers in Olympia on Feb. 1, for Joint Legislative Days.Continue Reading ICHS leadership in Olympia to advocate for health safety net
Appointments are now open with optometrist Dr. Andrea Liem at the ICHS Vision Clinic, located in Seattle’s International District.Continue Reading Book your eye exam with the ICHS Vision Clinic!
ICHS pharmacy manager Jon Sonoda passed away on Dec. 23, leaving family, friends, co-workers and patients saddened by the loss of his warm Aloha spirit.Continue Reading Remembering Jon Sonoda’s Aloha Spirit
“Thanks to the support from these amazing people, I can rest assured that I am in good care.”
I came to the United States in March 2017 as an immigrant from Vietnam. In May 2017, I noticed a lump in my left breast. Fortunately, I saw an advertisement about the Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program (BCCHP) and contacted Minh Nguyen, a community advocate. She carefully explained the program to me. She helped me make an appointment with BCCHP at ICHS’ Holly Park Clinic. Through BCCHP, a provider referred me for a mammogram and ultrasound. Results showed I had a tumor in my left breast. My biopsy diagnosed me with Stage 2 left breast cancer. It is an invasive and fast-growing cancer. My breast cancer will not respond to hormone therapy or other medications. I will need surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. I knew that I couldn’t afford to pay for expensive treatments.
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