Central Oregon Health Council Board Seeking a Medicaid Member

Community Member Applications Accepted Through July 12th The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) has always had an OHP (Oregon Health Plan)/Medicaid consumer on their Board. After nine years of faithful service, Linda McCoy...

Change in St. Charles Health System Funding Guidelines

Our partner St. Charles Health System recently shared their new priority focus area. Here is their announcement: Every three years, St. Charles Health System chooses a community benefit priority where we will focus our...

Central Oregon Health Council Awards over $185,000 in Small Grants

Funding for COVID-19 related requests under $5,000 still available (Central Oregon)– The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) awarded its 41st COVID-19 Mini-grant on Wednesday last week. Emergency funding for COVID-19...

May is Older Americans Month in Oregon

On February 21st of this year, Governor Kate Brown declared May Oregon’s Older Americans Month. We at the Central Oregon Health Council encourage you to support the physical, mental, social and emotional well-being of...

Central Oregon Resource Directory Launched in Response to COVID-19

The Central Oregon Resource Directory (CORD) launched Friday in response to the need for centralized information in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. The website features resources by category (such as “Food &...

United Way of Deschutes County Awarded a $700,000 Central Oregon Health Council Grant

The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) recently awarded a three-year, $700 thousand grant to TRACES (Trauma, Resilience and Adverse Childhood Experiences), supported by the United Way of Deschutes County — a collective...

Kemple Clinic Transitioning Services in July

Children’s dental nonprofit passes torch to primary care Bend, OR – Bend-based Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic announced today that, effective July 1, 2020, the organization will close its doors and its...

New Plan Published for Improving Health in Central Oregon

Housing, Education, and Poverty Included in the 2020-2023 Regional Health Improvement Plan   (Central Oregon)– The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) is proud to announce the release of the 2020-2023 Regional Health...

Now Available: 2019 Central Oregon Regional Health Assessment

About the 2019 Central Oregon Regional Health Assessment (RHA) What: The Regional Health Assessment (RHA) describes health-related strengths and challenges in the region and is used to prioritize improvements. Where: ...

How to Apply

What We Fund and How To Apply The Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) invests in regional projects that help us achieve our vision of creating a healthier Central Oregon, and that aligns with the priorities in our Regional...