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Get Covered, Stay Covered: It's Open Enrollment Time

CHP enrollment specialists can assist income-eligible residents who are renewing their insurance and those who are applying for first-time coverage. CHP specialists are available to assist anyone, not only CHP patients.

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CHP Berkshire Pediatrics Expands Primary Care Team

Berkowitz holds a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has a second master's degree in neuroscience and behavior from UMass-Amherst, as well as a B.S. in biology from UMass-Amherst.

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Nurse Practitioner Joins CHP Neighborhood Health Center

Flynn previously worked as a registered nurse at Berkshire Medical Center and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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Community Health Programs Names New Trustee

Enchill is district aide to state Sen. Adam Hinds, based in Pittsfield, where he focuses on constituent services and community outreach. He is also Hinds' appointee to the Berkshire Community Action Council's board of directors and the board of Multi-Cultural Bridge.

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Haunted Hike Set For Oct. 26 at Fountain Pond

For those courageous enough, the annual Haunting in the Hills invites the brave to walk with the dead and the tormented. Gather at the Fountain Pond trailhead, at Community Health Programs main campus, at 444 Stockbridge Road, if you dare, at 8 p.m.

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CHP Receives $285,000 Grant to Enhance Mental Health Treatment

The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration is part of a $396 million federal allocation. Of this, $12 million will be shared by 38 Massachusetts-based community health centers.

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CHP Dentist, Dental Educator Receives Prestigious NYU Fellowship

Maitland was inducted as a fellow of the NYU College of Dentistry Academy of Distinguished Educators on Sept. 14 at NYU.

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Flu Shot: Get the Vaccine to Protect You And Those Around You

The flu vaccine has dramatic impacts on public health. However, since strains of the flu may vary from year to year, the vaccine must be received annually.

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Community Health Programs Names New Chief Communications Officer

Strickler has worked for Berkshire region nonprofit and for-profit organizations, focusing on strategic planning and marketing, brand management, and external relations.

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Back to School? Keep Kids Healthy and Happy

At CHP Berkshire Pediatrics, we'd like to set you and your children and teens on a path to a healthy school season, with some helpful reminders and tips about sleep, stress, food safety and the importance of "downtime." And some advance planning can help to smooth the transition to the school year regardless of whether you kids are in preschool, high school, or somewhere in between.

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CHP Gets Support for 'Reach Out & Read' Initiative

CHP is committed to supporting families in the Berkshires and beyond by keeping its Reach Out & Read program alive and well.

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Prescription for Better Health: Community Health Centers Like CHP

National Health Center Week 2018, from Aug. 12-18, provides an opportunity to learn more about community health center (CHCs) and witness, firsthand, why we are at center stage in a changing health care landscape.

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World Breastfeeding Week: Support Nursing Mothers

Support for breastfeeding in the United States and around the world has continued to mount in recent decades. Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of breastfeeding in the United States, and our own community's hospitals, medical providers and family support programs recognize nursing's benefits.

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Pediatrician Joins CHP Berkshire Pediatrics

Dr. Kumar is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He was most recently a senior associate consultant at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Minnesota and is a graduate of the Sindh Medical College's Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan.

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New Doctor Joins Community Health Programs

Most recently a physician with Family Practice Associates in Pittsfield, Dr. Alsdorf cares for children, teens and adults. He has special interest in sports medicine, preventive and wellness care, chronic disease management and mind-body medicine.

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Community Health Programs Achieves 100 Percent Federal Compliance Score

The Health Resources Services Administration delivered its findings following an onsite review in April. CHP manages CHP's eight primary care and dental practices throughout Berkshire County: in Great Barrington, Lee, Pittsfield, Adams and North Adams.

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CHP Names New Physician to Great Barrington Health Center Medical Team

Dr. Nelson, a Lenox resident, has practiced family medicine since 2005 in Pittsfield, and has served as director of medical education at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge. She has also served as medical director for The Nutrition Center in Pittsfield.

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CHP Holding Children's Attic Clothing, Toy Sale

This now once-a-year huge event, held under big tents at the CHP Route 7 campus at 444 Stockbridge Road, features clothing, toys, games and more.

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CHP Hosting Forum For Seniors

Supergenerians in their seventh, eighth, ninth, or 10th decade, or older, are invited to a free event about aging well. Guests should bring their questions and ideas. The goal is to start a dialogue between seniors and providers of health, wellness, and medical services.

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Hiking Trail Loops Around Health Center

Thanks to a 2016 collaboration between CHP, Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Greenagers and Great Barrington Trails and Greenways, your trip to the CHPs Great Barrington Health Center can include a hike that can be short or long, depending on your choice at the fork in the trail.

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Community Baby Shower to be Held March 31

The first 10 women who attend will win a gift card for a free manicure.

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CHP Accepting New Primary Care Patients in Pittsfield

Three primary care providers are now accepting new adult patients at CHP Neighborhood Health Center in Pittsfield.

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Family Services Expands Playgroups to Stockbridge Pinewoods Community

Playgroups are open to Pinewoods families and any others in the nearby community; the group will be led by local educator and Community Health Programs playgroup leader Sue Ebitz.

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Grant Funds Video Remote Medical Interpreter Equipment for CHP

With quick access to translators, CHP doctors, nurse practitioners and other staff can have better medical discussions with patients, regardless of language barriers.

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United Way Grant Funds CHP Blood Pressure Cuffs

This equipment provides easy one-touch operation, allowing home blood pressure monitoring that is both simple and accurate.

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