Access Campaign

Committee: Tina Cheng, Barbara Cook, Lisa DeCamp, Gregory, Owusu-Ansah, Cheri Wilson, Monica Guerrero-Vazquez

Goal: To improve access to health care and health information for community members

Objectives:
1. To develop and distribute information in Spanish and English on Affordable Care Act eligibility and enrollment
Progress:

  • Available Spanish and English materials on the ACA were reviewed and presented to the Latino Family Advisory Board
  • Met with Sandra Johnson, JH Access Services, to coordinate efforts
  • Materials were updated with additional phone numbers and information
  • Over 170 flyers and small posters*

2. To develop and distribute information in Spanish and English on Prenatal Care Services at Bayview
Progress:

  • Materials developed by Bayview Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology were presented to the Latino Family Advisory Board who liked the flyer
  • Over 170 flyers and small posters were distributed to Elijah Cummings’ office (who requested information on prenatal care) *
  • In distributing materials to a local church, a request was made to have some community educational sessions on prenatal care. These sessions are being scheduled to be led by a Bayview Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology faculty member.

3. To develop a website clearinghouse of Spanish language health promotion materials
Progress:

  • Website development in progress.
  • Reviewing online materials to be linked to our website clearinghouse

* Distributing locations:

  • Bayview Clinical Areas:OBGYN clinic and CMP
  • Bayview emergency Department: Adults and Pediatric
  • Bayview internal medicine – TAP
  • Esperanza Center
  • International Resettlement Center
  • Latino Provider Network
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
  • Vetanilla de Salud
  • Local places:
  • Highlandtown Market
  • Public Library
  • Other local businesses

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