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Cost of Poverty Experience 2022

Cost of Poverty Experience 2022

On December 1, the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center, in conjunction with the Division of Family Resource & Youth Services Centers and the Kentucky Office of Rural Health, hosted the Cost of Poverty Event (COPE)!

Northeast KY AHEC Hosts 2022 Preceptor Recognition Celebration

Northeast KY AHEC Hosts 2022 Preceptor Recognition Celebration

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (NE KY AHEC) brought back the “Roarin’ ‘20s” with a celebration for preceptors across the 17-county region, including Bath, Boyd, Carter, Clark, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lawrence, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Powell, Robertson,...

Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center Recognized as Kentucky’s “Community Star” on National Rural Health Day

Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center Recognized as Kentucky’s “Community Star” on National Rural Health Day

Morehead, KY – Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center has been named Kentucky’s 2022 Community Star, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) recently announced.

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $300,000 Core Priorities Grant

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $300,000 Core Priorities Grant

St. Claire HealthCare, on behalf of the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition, is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $300,000 Core Priorities Grant by the Pallottine Foundation of Huntington, West Virginia. SCH and the Coalition were the only recipients of this grant in Kentucky...

AHEC’s advisory board chairman wins national award

AHEC’s advisory board chairman wins national award

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC)’s longtime advisory board chairman recently received the National AHEC Organization’s inaugural Board Member Distinguished Service Award.

AHEC welcomes two new health careers coordinators

AHEC welcomes two new health careers coordinators

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (NE KY AHEC) is excited to welcome two new health careers coordinators to its growing staff, effective Aug. 22.

St. Claire HealthCare Awarded $1 Million to Combat Opioid Abuse

St. Claire HealthCare Awarded $1 Million to Combat Opioid Abuse

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute $1,000,000 to St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), on behalf of the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response...

Cornette joins AHEC as Lead Health Careers Coordinator

Cornette joins AHEC as Lead Health Careers Coordinator

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (NE KY AHEC) is pleased to welcome Whitney Cornette as its Lead Health Careers Coordinator, effective Aug. 8.

Center Director, David Gross, Invited to Present at a National Conference

Center Director, David Gross, Invited to Present at a National Conference

David Gross, St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) Administrative Director for Education and Research and Director of Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC), has been invited by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)’s Health Innovations Task Force to present and discuss innovative...

NE KY AHEC Welcomes Luke Stapleton

NE KY AHEC Welcomes Luke Stapleton

Effective June 13, Luke Stapleton began serving as the Northeast Kentucky AHEC’s outreach services coordinator, a position that includes directing the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition.

SHIP participant Garret Pelfrey on his internship

SHIP participant Garret Pelfrey on his internship

William Garrett Pelfrey, had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Steven Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP, the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health, at his host site location at the Powell County Health Department.

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Wins National Award

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Wins National Award

The Coalition was selected because of its grant-funded projects and partnerships focused on addressing substance use disorders within 18 northeastern Kentucky counties.

NE KY AHEC/SCH Chosen as Grantee Spotlight

NE KY AHEC/SCH Chosen as Grantee Spotlight

The NE KY AHEC and St. Claire HealthCare (through partnership with the NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition) were chosen to be the December Grantee Spotlight for the first issue of Rural Health Networks Quarterly Digest.

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $200,000 Planning Grant Project

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $200,000 Planning Grant Project

This Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning III project will target Carter, Lewis, Montgomery, and Rowan counties for 18 months of planning and assessment concerning substance use disorder, community resources, and possible jail re-entry programming.

St. Claire HealthCare, NE KY AHEC, and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant Project

St. Claire HealthCare, NE KY AHEC, and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant Project

This funding will allow the coalition to establish “First Day Forward,” a jail re-entry program that will connect recently released individuals who struggle with substance use disorder to vital community resources in an attempt to give them a true “First Day Forward” following incarceration.

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Partnering on Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Project

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Partnering on Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Project

The 21 rural sites that were funded will receive $750,000 per grantee to develop tailored and innovative responses to gaps in prevention, treatment, and/or recovery services for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

St. Claire to Receive $900,000 to Combat Opioid Crisis

St. Claire to Receive $900,000 to Combat Opioid Crisis

St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, Kentucky was awarded a $900,000 competitive federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).