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2 W HAT IS A HEALTHY D IET ? Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk products

3 STOP THE SPREAD GERMS COLD AND FLU FACTS Cover your mouth and nose when coughing Clean your hands often. Remind your children to practice healthy habits, too. Healthy habits help reduce illnesses and sick days.

4 W HAT IS A HEALTHY D IET ? Lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts Low in bad fats, cholesterol, salt, sugars

5 Free and low-cost dental care Your oral health is connected with your general health Check-ups can alert the dentist to other medical conditions Regular dental visits help prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and more Tri-Cities Community Health Grace Clinic Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Mobile Dental Unit 515 W. Court Street Pasco (509) Open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm 3180 W. Clearwater Kennewick (509) Screening on Thursdays 8:00am – 11:00am Call clinic for more info 1608 N. Road 44 Pasco (509) Monthly clinics by appointment only

6 H OW CAN I E AT A HEALTHY D IET ? INSTEAD OF THIS Whole milk Fried chicken White bread on sandwiches Yellow cheese TRY THIS 1% or Skim milk Peel the skin off OR Baked Chicken Whole wheat OR One white slice and one whole wheat slice White cheese

7 Difficulty breathing Chest pain or pressure Fainting, sudden dizziness, Weakness Changes in vision Confusion Sudden or severe pain Uncontrolled bleeding IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY go the nearest ER or call 911 IF IT IS NOT AN EMERGENCY call your primary doctor for an appointment or visit an urgent care center if you need treatment within 24 hours

8 H OW CAN I E AT A HEALTHY D IET ? INSTEAD OF THIS French Fries Handful of candy Chips Ice cream Hamburger TRY THIS Baked Potato Handful of nuts Pretzels Light Yogurt w/ granola or fruit Grilled Chicken Sandwich

9 COLD AND FLU FACTS Flu vaccine is the single best way to protect you, your family, and others from flu. Call your doctor, nurse, or clinic today.

10 W HAT IS P HYSICAL A CTIVITY ? Moderate activities include: Walking briskly, hiking, gardening/yard work, dancing, golf (walking and carrying clubs), bicycling, weight training

11 T HE B ENEFITS ? It provides health benefits and lowers the risk of diseases like cancer, stroke, high bloodhealth benefits pressure and other heart diseases. Lowers risk for Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and bone loss Just a 10% weight loss can produce better control of existing conditions and lowers risk for developing all these diseases!

12 T HE B ENEFITS ? Helps manage weight Helps control blood pressure Reduces feelings of depression and anxiety Helps relieve stress Helps build and maintain bones, muscles, and joints Physical activity and nutrition work together for better health!

13 SCHIP stands for State Children's Health Insurance Program Premiums are based on the number of children in a family. Children must be under the age of 19. Pregnancy counts as an additional person. Call KIDS-NOW ( ) for more information or ask your Primary Care Providers office for assistance

14 Affordable and Accessible Family Practice Medical Services Most insurance plans are accepted Sliding-fee scale offered for those with no insurance Well child and adult exams Immunizations Chronic Disease Management Laboratory services Family planning exams Prenatal and OB Services Minor Surgical Procedures Referrals

15 Why should I visit a doctor before I am sick? Establish a Medical Home for you and your family Be a partner with your doctor Have a place to go when youre sick People with a Medical Home are more satisfied with their care Get to know your doctor

16 Grace Clinic 3180 W. Clearwater, Kennewick 8:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday – Friday (8-2pm Saturday) Phone: Grace Clinic provides free medical, dental and counseling services for those with no medical insurance and limited ability to pay. Eligible patients must live in Benton or Franklin county or Burbank, have no medical insurance, and live at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Early arrival on clinic day is important. Doors open one hour prior to clinic services. Patients are screened for eligibility. Expect to wait several hours for services to be completed.

17 What is available? Meat Eggs Margarine or butter Who do we serve? Needy families may receive food as often as once every two weeks At each visit, a family is provided with up to a week's supply of groceries We request a statement of need and papers establishing residency We do not require proof of income Rice Beans Flour Bakery products Pasta products Canned goods

18 IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY go the nearest ER or call 911 IF IT IS NOT AN EMERGENCY call your primary doctor for an appointment or visit an urgent care center if you need treatment within 24 hours Severe or persistent vomiting or diarrhea Coughing or vomiting blood Suicidal feelings Difficulty speaking Shortness of breath Unusual abdominal pain

19 K ADLEC N EUROLOGICAL R ESOURCE C ENTER Resource Library Support Groups Educational Programs Newsletter NeurologicalResource.org 712 Swift Blvd, Suite 1 Richland, WA HAVE QUESTIONS? Alzheimers, Stroke, Chronic Pain, Caregiving, Traumatic Brain Injury

20 Keeping the Tri-Cities community healthy for over 25 years! Providing comprehensive, high quality healthcare services: Family Practice OB/GYN Pediatrics Mental Health Services Community Outreach Services WIC (Women & Children) Urgent Care –Walk-ins Welcome Dental Services – Now accepting pediatric patients

21 KENNEWICK MEDICAL 5219 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite 6 Kennewick (509) Open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm PASCO MEDICAL 515 W. Court Street Pasco (509) Open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm URGENT CARE 507 N. 5 th Avenue Pasco (509) Open Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm NUEVA ESPERANZA COUNSELING CENTER 720 W. Court Street, Suite 8 Pasco (509) Open Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BENTON FRANKLIN DETOX CENTER 1020 S. 7th Avenue, Pasco (509) Open 24 hours Medical locations in Pasco and Kennewick

22 A managed care insurance plan for Medicaid clients in Washington State You are receiving Medicaid Your child is receiving Medicaid or SCHIP You are pregnant and eligible for Medicaid You might be eligible for Healthy Options if: Ask your health care provider or DSHS for more information

23 RICHLAND: 2139 Van Giesen Phone: PASCO: 2110 W. Henry, Suite A Phone: Catholic Family & Child Service was established in Each year, we serve more than 6,500 children, families and elders of all faiths through our 12 different programs. Programs include: adoption, counseling, foster care, kinship navigator, education, child care resource and referral, free maternity services. All services are available in English and Spanish.

24 Find a healthcare or human service provider Find an emergency shelter or food bank Get rent or utilities assistance or legal help Call if you need to:

25 Free and low-cost mental health service providers 515 W. Court Street Pasco (509) Open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Tri-Cities Community Health 3180 W. Clearwater Kennewick (509) Tuesday - Saturday Grace ClinicCrisis Response Unit 2635 West Deschutes Ave. Kennewick (509) Open 7 days a week 24 hours a day Acute and emergent mental health intervention services Services include crisis intervention, information and referral, grief counseling, education, emergency assistance with psychiatric medications, and consultation

26 820 Memorial Street, Prosser Open Monday – Friday, 8 am-5pm Phone: Well child and adult exams Immunizations Chronic Disease Management Laboratory services Family planning exams Prenatal and OB Services Minor Surgical Procedures Referrals Affordable and Accessible Family Practice Medical Services Most insurance plans are accepted Sliding-fee scale offered for those with no insurance

27 A service for those who are: over 60 years of age, are homebound, and have difficulty preparing balanced meals For Information Call A program of Senior Life Resources Northwest An ALTC contractor and United Way member agency For Active Seniors a noon time meal is available at seven dining centers throughout the area.

28 Services Offered What CCCS will not do: One on One Financial Counseling Creditor Negotiations Educational Workshops Housing – Foreclosure support Pre-Filing Bankruptcy Counseling Judge you or your financial situation 401 N. Morain Kennewick, WA cccstri-cities.org

29 621 9th Street Open 12:00PM to 2:30PM and 6:00 – 8:00PM Thursdays Deschutes Ave. Open 9:30AM to 11:30AM Weekdays Wellsian Way Open 9:30AM to 11:30AM Weekdays Benton CityKennewickRichland


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