From the Desk of the Executive Director

Care Ring In The News: Board Diversity Improves Outcomes

Care Ring was in the local news recently for our efforts to intentionally improve the diversity of our Board of Directors. In a story for WSOC-TV, reporter Damany Lewis sat down to talk about the how and why with our Executive Director Tchernavia Montgomery, as well as Jewel Greywoode, MD and Felicia Barnes from our […]

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Grier Heights: A New Friendship with a Historic Community

Care Ring Community Health Workers Sunday Shobowale (l) and Miguel Garcia (r) at Grier Heights Community Center the obstacles to accessing care many residents face. In 2018, Care Ring started a partnership with Grier Heights, one of Charlotte’s oldest historically Black neighborhoods, providing monthly health screenings and telling residents about our variety of services. That

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Care Ring partners with Mecklenburg County Public Health for new maternal-child health program: A Guided Journey

Care Ring has launched a new initiative in partnership with Mecklenburg County Public Health. The program, known as “A Guided Journey,” is a Maternal and Child Health Community Health Worker Initiative targeting the six Mecklenburg County priority health zip codes.  The program will focus on improving health outcomes before, during and after pregnancy and to reduce

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Care Ring Receives National Healthcare Award from Health Industry Leaders

Healthcare Leadership Council Honors Care Ring with the Redefining American Healthcare Award CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) honored Care Ring with the Redefining American Healthcare Award during a virtual ceremony on Zoom on August 9, 2021. Care Ring has multiple programs which increase accessibility to healthcare services to uninsured and underinsured

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Care Ring ED meets with HHS Sec. Becerra, state, & local officials to discuss Black maternal health

On Wednesday, July 7, Care Ring was invited to meet with US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, Congresswoman Alma Adams, NC Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen, NC Senator Natalie Murdock, Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris, and several other federal, state and local officials for a

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“A Relentless Force for Longer Quality of Life”: American Heart Association

Note: This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart”podcast series in which we talk with leaders from across the region about their ideas and insights on how we can create a better health care system for ALL. To listen to “Seeking the Heart,” simply click here, or search for “Seeking

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CRBA interviews Don Jonas about COVID-19 response, challenges

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance invited our Executive Director, Don Jonas, to be a guest on their podcast, “CLT Alliance Talks” to share our Care Ring story. From the intro: “In this unprecedented time of stay-at-home orders and social distancing, we are all working toward one common goal – to stay healthy. We are encouraged

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