• Mariposa Featured on Arizona Week

    Mariposa Featured on Arizona Week

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  • Dr. Block receives the Karl Meyer Physician Award!

    Dr. Block receives the Karl Meyer Physician Award!

    Dr. Joel Block received the Karl Meyer, M.D. Physician Award at Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital’s Annual Physician Meeting.  Dr. Block was recognized for his service to thousands of patients in clinics and hospitals; years of on-call duty; withstanding difficult and complicated cases and problems; raising his family in the community; and service to the community.

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  • Mariposa Community Health Center congratulates the winners of the Mariposa Scholarship Program for 2017!

    Mariposa Community Health Center congratulates the winners of the Mariposa Scholarship Program for 2017!

    Congratulations to Jennifer Molina, Estephania Villaseñor, Cristina Molina, Sam Sneed for winning the 2017 Mariposa Scholarship Program. These four students were selected by the MCHC Board of Directors from numerous Santa Cruz County applicants, and will receive $2,500 for two years for a total of $50,000 each toward their education. Mariposa congratulates these exemplary graduates

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  • Sexual Assault Protocol Ceremony

    Sexual Assault Protocol Ceremony

    On April 27, 2017, Ed Sicurello, MCHC CEO, joined forces with local agencies to address Sexual Assault in Santa Cruz County. Mr. Sicurello and Noemi Elizalde, Patient Advocate, along with representatives from Southern Arizona Center for Sexual Assault, Nogales Police Department, Catholic Community Services, General Consulate of Mexico, City of Nogales, Circles of Peace, Santa

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  • Nogale’s Women’s Club – Fashion Show!

    Nogale’s Women’s Club – Fashion Show!

    The Nogales Woman’s Club held their annual fashion show on April 1st, which featured some of Mariposa’s staff! Great job to Conchita Somoza, Valeria Arballo & Cindy Giles! There were a total of 45 models representing different businesses in the community. Funds raised from this event help support many community projects such as the Scholarship

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  • Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

    Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

    In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, Mariposa’s Women Infants and Children (WIC) program partnered with Mariposa’s Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Dental programs, Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital, and Child and Family Resources to host an event at the Mariposa Family Learning Center on August 2, 2016. World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held August

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  • Mariposa Celebrates National Health Center Week 2016 & the 25th Anniversary of Platicamos Salud!

    Mariposa Community Health Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of its “Platicamos Salud” Community Health Services program on Thursday evening, August 11th with special guest, remembrances and treats. The program was founded in 1991 by the MCHC in order to provide an array of different health programs for the community. The outreach effort targeting under-served populations

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  • Maternal Child Health – MCHC Community Health Services

    Maternal Child Health – MCHC Community Health Services

    Give your baby the chance to be “Healthy from the Start!” Maternal Child Health programs at Mariposa Community Health Center offers an array of services to pregnant women and families with babies less than two years old living in Santa Cruz County. Families are provided with support, education, and connections to community resources by a

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  • Mariposa Community Health Center congratulates the winners of the Mariposa Scholarship Program for 2016!

    Mariposa Community Health Center congratulates the winners of the Mariposa Scholarship Program for 2016!

    These four students were selected by the MCHC Board of Directors from numerous Santa Cruz County applicants. The students will receive $2,500 for two years for a total of $5,000 each toward their education. Gemma Parra, a Nogales High School graduate, will attend Bryn Mawr College and major in Public Health. Rocio Gastelum, a Nogales High School graduate, will attendRead more →
  • Mariposa Tubac Regional Health Center Open House

    Mariposa Tubac Regional Health Center Open House

    On Thursday, April 28th, Mariposa Community Health Center held an Open House for their new Tubac Regional Health Center. Approximately 80 people attended the Open House to tour the clinic, meet the staff, ask insurance related questions, register and enjoy an assortment of desserts! Mariposa opened the Health Center in March and is currently open

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  • Mariposa Community Health Center’s “Operational Site Review”

    Mariposa Community Health Center’s “Operational Site Review”

    Mariposa Community Health Center’s “Operational Site Review”, conducted by the Federal Health Resources Services Administration April 12-14, resulted in Mariposa fully meeting all of the nineteen health center program requirements. As a federally qualified community health center, Mariposa is periodically reviewed to determine compliance with requirements of the health center program. The requirements include evaluating

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  • Mariposa Community Health Center: Delivering Community-Based Health Services to Santa Cruz County  Residents for 25 years!!

    Mariposa Community Health Center: Delivering Community-Based Health Services to Santa Cruz County Residents for 25 years!!

    Twenty-five years ago, Platicamos Salud (We Talk Health), now known as Mariposa Community Health Center’s Department of Community Health Services, was born from a federally funded Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant. By 1993, the department had a Director and 24 trained Promotoras de Salud in pre-natal care education. The staff worked out of a

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  • Nogales Mercado Farmer’s Market

    An opportunity to buy local, healthy, fresh food and handmade gifts! Nogales Mercado is THE place to be on Friday afternoons. Here in our beautiful and diverse town of Nogales, Mariposa Community Health Center and Nogales Community Development combined access to healthy food with local economic development to create this vibrant, year-round Farmer’s Market. Experiencing

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  • Mariposa’s Tubac Regional Health Center to open late February!

    Mariposa’s Tubac Regional Health Center to open late February!

    Mariposa Community Health Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Tubac Regional Health Center in late February. In 2015, Mariposa was asked by the Tubac Health Care Foundation to resume operations following the Center’s closure by its current operator to ensure that the residents of the northern portion of the County have access

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  • MCHC receives funding from Susan G. Komen Foundation

    MCHC receives funding from Susan G. Komen Foundation

    Mariposa Community Health Center was awarded $34,426 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.

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  • MCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week and Honors Congressman Rául Grijalva

    MCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week and Honors Congressman Rául Grijalva

    On Wednesday, August 12th, Sigrid Maitrejean, president of Mariposa’s Board of Directors, presented Congressman Grijalva with the 2015 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers, recognizing Ills longstanding commitment to health care for all through continuing support for community health centers and the expansion of health care insurance through

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  • Mariposa Celebrates National Health Center Week!

    Mariposa Community Health Center joined health centers nationwide to celebrate National Health Center Week August 9-15, 2015. National Health Center Week is an opportunity to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers, the largest and most successful system of primary healthcare in our nation. Health centers started 50 years ago as

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  • Congratulations to MCHC’s 2015 Scholarship Recipients

    Nogales High School graduates, Cheyenne Garcia and Ricardo Lira, Jr., are the winners of the 2015 Mariposa Community Health Center scholarships. The two students were selected by the MCHC Board of Directors from numerous Santa Cruz County applicants. Both Cheyenne and Ricardo will receive $2,500 for two years for a total of $5,000 each toward

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  • Congratulations to MCHC’s 2015 Scholarship Recipients

    Nogales High School graduates, Cheyenne Garcia and Ricardo Lira, Jr., are the winners of the 2015 Mariposa Community Health Center scholarships. The two students were selected by the MCHC Board of Directors from numerous Santa Cruz County applicants. Both Cheyenne and Ricardo will receive $2,500 for two years for a total of $5,000 each toward

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  • Community Center of Excellence in Women’s Health

    Mariposa Community Health Center was one of the first three organizations in the nation to be named by the federal Department of Health and Human Services as a Community Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (CCOE) The Mariposa CCOE facilitates women-focused care and educates patients and the community on women’s health issues. Leadership training and

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