Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates works to establish a publicly funded, equitable, comprehensive, affordable health care system for all people in Oregon (and eventually all across the U.S.).  An affiliate member of Health Care for All - Oregon, MVHCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Based in Corvallis, MVHCA currently
includes more than 2000 advocates in the mid-valley. 

Beat the August heat--see our film series at the Corvallis public library

See one or all three: "Now is the Time," "Fix It," and "Health, Money, and Fear"--a moderated discussion follows each screening. Co-sponsored by Indivisible, Interfaith Health Care Network, and the local NAACP chapter

Every fight over the Affordable Care Act is a reminder of the bigger truth about the U.S. health care system: It's really a patchwork, not a system, because we never decided what our priorities were. Here's a look at how it developed and why it's not the kind of health care safety net other countries have.