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Office Closure and COVID-19 Update from EHF

By Empire Health Foundation
March 14, 2020

As an organization supporting the health of people in Eastern Washington, Empire Health Foundation (EHF) is committed to helping slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to reduce the risk to our more vulnerable populations. Beginning Monday, March 16, our staff are working remotely from their homes, with full access to information and technologies to continue supporting the work of our partners and to respond to our region’s immediate needs arising from the coronavirus outbreak. 

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Winter 2020 Rural Facilities Capital Grants Partnership Fund RFP Now Open

By Empire Health Foundation
March 2, 2020

The Winter 2020 Rural Facilities Capital Grants Partnership Fund Request for Proposal (RFP) is now open. Empire Health Foundation is proud to partner with Premera Blue Cross on this four-year Fund, which is intended to support the advancement of quality healthcare in under-resourced communities by making grants to hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare providers in rural areas of Washington State.

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Eastern Washington Schools Make Meals Healthier

By State of Childhood Obesity
February 27, 2020

“Tackling childhood obesity was our first strategic initiative as an organization. And what was particularly exciting, while challenging at times, was the opportunity to design a program from the ground up and hand-in-hand with our school district partners, fine-tuning and adjusting along the way to incorporate a framework that meets the true needs of today’s school food systems,” said Laura Martin, senior program associate at Empire Health Foundation

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