Staff Changes, UCF Q4 Due, Donated Supplies Available
Staff Changes, UCF Q4 Due, Donated Supplies Available

*For the latest COVID-19 resources and links go to our resource page*

Weekly Update
Week of June 29

SFY19/20 Direct Services UCF Q4 Report Due July 17

Fourth quarter reporting for Direct Services UCF are due Friday, July 17th. This is your last report for this fiscal year, please triple check for accuracy. UCF instructions and definitions can be found in the member portal. Reports can be submitted via Google Form or through the appropriate Dropbox. Links to the reporting form and Dropbox can be found in your member portal on the CHN website. If you have any questions reach out to Christianna at

We're Going to Miss You!

Katie Kisseberth, our Director of Engagement and Communications, is going to medical school! She will soon be moving to Chicago to begin her journey at Rush Medical College. Katie has been an invaluable asset to the Charitable Healthcare Network since she began here as a VISTA Leader 4 years ago. Today (July 2, 2020), will be her last day in the office. Best of luck Katie, we're going to miss you! If you would like to contact Katie or send a note you can reach out to/send it to the CHN office and it will be forwarded to her.

Welcome New CHN Team Members!

We are thrilled to announce two new team members joining the CHN. Sydney Hatch (pictured left) who will be starting with us on July 13th. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2020  with a major in molecular genetics. Her passion to help others has led her to work as as a Patient Care Assistant and to support underserved communities through volunteer/internship opportunities with free clinics. Nora Lyons (pictured right) graduated from the University of Toledo in 2010. Since then she has worked at United Way and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges planning workplace campaigns, coordinating development initiatives, and organizing events. Nora will begin at the CHN July 6th.
Sydney Hatch

Legislative Update - House Bill 606

House Bill 606 grants immunity to essential workers who transmit COVID-19. It was written to make temporary changes related to qualified civil immunity for health care and emergency services provided during a government-declared disaster or emergency and for exposure to or transmission or contraction of certain coronaviruses and to declare an emergency. This bill was just passed by the Ohio Senate and has moved to the Govorner's desk. Check in on our website's Advocacy Page to see the bills the Charitable Healthcare Network is tracking and view their most recent updates.

Health Insurance Options for Ohioans During the COVID-19 Pandemic

"Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, a record number of Ohioans have lost their jobs and for a number of them that has resulted in loss of their health insurance - while other Ohioans that were uninsured may now want to sign up for health insurance. Obtaining insurance can be a stressful and confusing experience, but the Ohio Department of Insurance can help. Here are some of the health insurance options and tips on how to secure coverage....(Read more)"

Charitable Healthcare and COVID-19: a Weekly Discussion Group

The Charitable Healthcare Network is hosting a bi-weekly virtual discussion group for Ohio's charitable healthcare organizations. Here we will check-in with one another as well as share resources and strategies on our approach to handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Meetings will be held Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Download the minutes/ recording from this week's meeting below or register to join live!
Our next meeting will be July 15th at 11am  with guest  Joyce Nwatubi
Joyce Nwatuobi is a healthcare executive with experience managing multi-state / multi-site operations through servant leadership orientation. In addition to driving operational excellence, patient health outcomes and financial performance, Joyce has led 50+ clinics through disaster planning processes in preparation for natural disasters such as hurricanes in the Northeast US region.

In response to the pandemic, Joyce formed a multi-disciplinary COVID-19 task force and has helped various clinics across the country develop agility plans for a safe and practical reopening of their medical and dental clinics across the country.

Joyce Nwatuobi is the co-founder of ThriveHealth, a patient centric digital technology provider headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.
Download, view, or watch all meeting recordings and minutes here
Register for the COVID-19 Discussion Group

Donated Exam Tables Available

Grace Clinic has 3 exam tables in good shape that they would like to donate to another clinic. Tables are available for pick-up at their Delaware clinic as soon as possible. If interested call 740-816-6955 and ask for Colleen or email Melissa Mason at

Medical Supplies Available

  • 1 compression nebulizer
  • 2 boxes of disposable turbines with cardboard mouthpieces (60/box)
  • 1 box of assess one-way valve cardboard disposable mouthpieces (200 mouthpieces)
  • 10cmx 12cm/4 in x5 in aquacell (8)
  • 300ml canister (with gel) for ACTIV.A.C. Therapy System (sterile) (8)
  • V.A.C. Granufoam Dressing (9)
  • Suture removal kit (1)
  • Alaris Pump Infusion kit (line) (1)
  • Saline 10 ml syringe (2)
  • Box of 4x4 gauze sponges (27)
  • Unopened box of V.A.C drapes (10 in box)
  • A few alcohol swabs, no sting barriers, povidone iodine swabsticks

If you are interested in any of these supplies, contact Christianna Barnard at
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