A new coalition that is focusing on a coordinated approach to ensuring individuals have access to health services, that they are using those services, and that individuals understand and can navigate through the health care system. The fist meeting for the Access to Health Services Coalition is Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 8am at the Manitowoc County Health Department conference room (Second Floor).
Future Action Items
- Conduct focus groups among several populations to identify underlying reasons for unmet health care needs
- Develop a formalized community health navigation program for Manitowoc County
- Educate individuals about how to access services and use insurance
- Maintain and expand the existing Falls Prevention Coalition efforts in place in Manitowoc
- Promote health literacy
The first meeting will be held Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 8am in the Manitowoc County Health Department’s conference room on the second floor.
If the Access to Health Services Coalition sounds like something you or your organization is interested in joining, please send HMC a message or contact: