Healthcare Working Group: January 24, 2012

Teach-ins on:

  • Eating healthy: nutrition, cooking, community gardens
  • Systems: Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans benefits
  • Medication access within the community
  • Access to health clinics within the community
  • Mental health

Community Heath Fest Three Days March 8,9,10:

  • March is Women’s health, Nutrition, developmental disabilities, foot health, poison prevention, and Red Cross month
  • Network with the YWCA and expand on health screenings
  • Begin with a Walk on Thursday
  • Festival Park: Entertainment: Music, hoopers, fire spinners, bouncy houses, face painting
  • Perform a health simulation – (art/media group)

Organizations to work with:
United way, VA, Epilepsy Foundation, Triad Health Project, NAMI, NASW, Senior Resources, YWCA, Moses Cone, Novant, Alzheimer’s association, Red Cross, Positive Wellness Alliance, Hospice, Dental (public health), Mental Health Association of Greensboro, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Peace Haven, Youth Haven, Wesley Long, National Association for Women, Anarchists, UNCG Gerontology club, Easter Seals, ARC, Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency.

Long term goal: Co-op
Network of services:

  • Children’s
  • Adult
  • CNA/Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Handicapped Accessibility
  • Nutrition