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Silent Injuries

On Wednesday October 21st, students and families had an opportunity to attend a special training sponsored by Making Connections 4 U a non-profit organization in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Autism Support Group at 6:30 p.m. at Cochise College. The training “Broken Silence” by Robert Emerick was developed to help healthcare professionals, educators, and community members understand the effects of child sexual abuse has on ... Read More »

People that “Echo”-Judy Mendoza

Judith Mendoza Jimenez was recently promoted to NUSD Director of Special Services after having served as NHS principal since March 2011.  Born and raised in Nogales, Sonora, until immigrating to Nogales when she was in fourth grade, Mrs. Jimenez finished her education in local schools, mastering English and a love of learning. After graduating from NHS, she earned a degree ... Read More »

“Mariposa Dedicated to Improving Lives”

Mariposa Community Health Center is dedicated to providing the best care for all residents of Santa Cruz County. In that spirit, Mariposa organized an intimate ceremony at its Nogales campus on October 15th to promote domestic violence awareness. The ceremony, which took place outside the new pharmacy on National Purple Day, featured lighting nearby bushes in purple lights that were ... Read More »

Nogales Night Out 2015

Nogales Night Out is an event organized by the Mayor’s office with the help of several organizations to help bring about awareness on safety. The event took place at the Teyechea Park at City Hall. Marisol Mercado the Mayor’s assistant said “several organizations helped to make this event possible. Participating organizations were Tricar Sales, Wal-Mart, Robinson’s True Value, Nogales Fire ... Read More »

Mariposa Care Plus

Mariposa Community Health Center offers a full range of primary care services with a focus on preventive care and community-based solutions that enhance both individual care and the health of our communities. Recognizing that patients with complex chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma, require additional services to effectively manage their health, Mariposa established the “Mariposa ... Read More »

Fathers are Important!

Mariposa Community Health Center is now offering special support services for fathers and partners of Healthy Start clients. Healthy Start is a federally-funded home visitation program that provides case management for pregnant women, postpartum women and their children up to age 2. This program has always included fathers as part of case management, however, now we have a male specialist ... Read More »

!Viva Mexico! Mexican Consulate Celebrates the 205th Mexican Independence Day

On September 12th, the Consulado General de Mexico of Nogales hosted an event in celebration of the 205th Mexican Independence.  Several organizations as well as community leaders of Santa Cruz County were in attendance. The Consulado General de Mexico honored Alfredo Velazquez Superintendent of the Santa Cruz Unified School District, Municipio de Nogales, Nogales International, The Senior Center, and several ... Read More »

People that “Echo”-Judge Kimberly Corsaro

Judge Kimberly Corsaro recently celebrated her 22nd anniversary working within the judicial system. Judge Corsaro is a full-time Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore. She is appointed to her position each year by the Presiding Judge of the Santa Cruz County Superior Court approved by the SCC Board of Supervisors. The approval is then sent to the Supreme Court for approval, ... Read More »

MCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week and Honors Congressman Raúl Grijalva

Mariposa Community Health Center joined health centers nationwide to celebrate National Health Center Week August 9-15, 2015 with a special reception on Wednesday, August 12th at our Nogales location. Approximately 40 individuals attended the reception; including Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Senator Andrea Dalessandro, City of Nogales Mayor John Doyle, Vice-Mayor Greg Lucero, City Council Members Joe Diaz, Cesar Parada and Robert ... Read More »

MCHC awarded a grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Mariposa Community Health Center was awarded $34,426.00  from the Susan G. Komen Foundation to support Mariposa’s Juntos Contra el Cancer Program (Together Against Cancer). Juntos Contra el Cancer has provided breast health promotion, breast health services, mammography, diagnostic testing and support services for breast cancer survivors targeting medically under-served women since its inception in 1994. It was originally funded through ... Read More »

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