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Partnership recognized as unique health care model tailored to homeless Utahns

SALT LAKE CITY — A new pilot program geared toward finding and treating homeless Utahns was recognized Thursday for its collaborative and innovative approach to health care at the 15th Annual Homelessness Summit. The Nurse Care Management program, launched by Fourth Street Clinic, Association for Utah Community Health, and the Community Foundation of Utah, places registered [...]


Fourth Street Clinic adopts new electronic health record system

New health IT software provides greater patient care continuity among homeless population University of Utah Health’s assistance has made Epic, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, available to Fourth Street Clinic, the leading provider of extensive health care and support services to homeless men, women and children in Utah. Epic is a leading health IT [...]


Utah Health Centers Recognized for Quality Service

Salt Lake City, UT – Thirteen Utah Health Centers were awarded funding for the quality, efficiency, and value of the healthcare services offered to their communities in a ceremony yesterday at Fourth Street Clinic. Nick Zucconi, Regional Administrator at Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) was in Salt Lake City on Tuesday to present Fourth [...]


Fourth Street Clinic CEO a Woman to Watch in 2018

Laura Michalski, CEO of Fourth Street Clinic, was honored Tuesday at The Grand America by Utah Business Magazine as one of 30 Women to Watch in 2018. Described as mission-driven and focused, Laura was recognized for her quality leadership and tenacious pursuit of her organization’s goals. “Quality healthcare for all,” Laura states when asked [...]


Bill proposes funding homeless shelters from fees charged to cities not providing affordable housing

Utah cities without a homeless shelter or affordable housing would pay into a pot of money helping to run the state's homeless shelters. The Salt Lake Tribune reported yesterday that HB462, sponsored by Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, and co-sponsored by Utah representatives from both sides of the aisle, would fund $6.6 million for homeless shelter [...]


Fourth Street Clinic now a hub for community health care

Fourth Street Clinic is going places. Through a half million-dollar, two-year grant, Fourth Street Clinic– now entering its 30th year of providing high quality health care to homeless Utahns –  plans to expand its collaboration with nonprofit service providers in the state. The grant is $545,182, funded through the Community Foundation of Utah and benefits five [...]


County mayor selects shelter site in South Salt Lake

County Mayor Ben McAdams selected the third homeless shelter site to be built in South Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Tribune is reporting. The site is located at approximately 3300 South and 1000 West. It is in an empty lot near the Salt Lake Valley Juvenile Detention Center, the County Metro Jail, and Valley Mental [...]


Homeless Point in Time Count 2017

Salt Lake County needs volunteers for the 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count The nationwide Homeless Point in Time Count is happening in Salt Lake County on January 25 - 28. The project involves working in teams to interview homeless individuals to gain information about themselves and their situation. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a [...]


Mayor Biskupski announces locations of shelter sites

Fourth Street Clinic trusts the decisions, aims to work diligently with homeless agencies to implement solutions Salt Lake City, UT — December 13, 2016 — Mayor Biskupski and the Salt Lake City Council have announced the locations of four new homeless shelters and the subsequent closure of The Road Home at 210 S. Rio Grande Street. Matthew [...]


Your donation is doubled during Give One Raise Two

A nagging cough, unrelenting tooth pain, difficulty quitting smoking. These are some of the health challenges we might face in any year. Now imagine facing these health challenges while homeless. Where would you turn for care? Thanks to donors like you, over 4,800 homeless Utahns turned to Fourth Street Clinic last year for their [...]

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