Celebrating 25 Years of Youth Scholarships

This year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Camarena Health Scholarship Program by giving out over $25,000 worth of scholarships! Since 1995, Camarena Health has awarded 168 scholarships (and a total of $234,200) to Madera County high school graduates pursuing a career in healthcare. This year, we were proud to award 14 new scholarships of…


National Health Center Week

This week we celebrated our Community Health Centers during National Health Center Week 2018 (August 12-18). This annual celebration intends to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments America’s health centers have achieved. Health centers provide approximately 27 million patients with accessible, high quality, cost effective healthcare. As the demand for affordable primary care continues to…

Breaking Ground in Chowchilla

The groundbreaking ceremony of our newest multi-facility health center campus in Chowchilla on Prosperity Ave. was held on Thursday, May 31st. Community leaders, Camarena Health staff and supporters gathered together to celebrate this momentous event. The campus will be located at 300 Prosperity Avenue, Chowchilla CA. It is scheduled to open early 2019, bringing new healthcare services to the community. Services will include medical, dental, behavioral health, optometry and health education services. We will also be adding an Internal Medicine physician and Pediatrician to Chowchilla in the coming months to support the expansion of providing quality healthcare services to the residents of Chowchilla.

4th Annual “Health Starts Here” Youth Conference

On Friday, April 27th Camarena Health hosted the 4th Annual Health Careers Start Here-High School Youth Conference. The Conference was facilitated in partnership with Madera County COMPACT, the Madera County Superintendent of Schools and Madera Unified School District. Over 100 high school students in health career pathway programs, ROP programs, and/or students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, attended this year’s conference at Madera Community College Center.