Immunizations Places to get Free/Low-Cost Immunizations: The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington Sea Mar Community Health Center See flyers for upcoming back to school Immunization clinics
Dental Services ABCD Dental Program- Children 0-5years See Dental Resource List Flyer
Vision Care Free Clinic of Southwest Washington Vision U.S.A Lions Sight Committee of Clark County State Vision Clinic
Pharmacy- Prescriptions County Prescription Discount Card State Prescription Discount Card Needy Med’s (Patient Assistance Programs)
Medical for Children For all citizen and immigrant children in the state of Washington Age: up to 19 Family income: Example- Family of 4 can earn up to $ 5,513 per month (2009)
How to Apply Things to remember: No Application is complete without: Proof of Income: 30 days worth of pay stubs Last years taxes Letter from employer stating your monthly income Unemployment statements Letter from client stating how they pay rent, utilities- “the day to day” Proof of Citizenship/Identity: Copies of birth certificate, pass port for child applying If child is over age 16 copies of photo id is needed- school ID, drivers license
Medicaid for Family Adults and children get coverage Adult(s) with child(ren) under age 19 in home Low income & savings Example - Working family of 4, gross monthly income $661 (2009) (50% of earned income is disregarded with this program. So a family of 4 could make up to $1322 before deductions)
Medicaid for Pregnant Women U.S. citizen & immigrant women Family income: Family of 4= $3400 If income is higher, can get coverage & contribute to cost. Similar to a deductible. Coverage through end of pregnancy, plus 2 months.
Medicaid Eligibility Medicaid or “Medical Coupons” U.S. citizen or eligible immigrant Family Children Pregnant women Refugees 65 + Blind Disable Lower income
Medicare Age 65 and older U.S. citizen or permanent residents who have paid into it. Adults & spouses worked in a Medicare covered job for at least 10 years/ 40 quarters. Adults if have an illness/ disability and can’t work any more.
For Medicare Questions “SHIBA” Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors 360-735- 3686 Or Online at: www.insurance.wa.gov/shiba
Resources for Adults Free Clinic of Southwest Washington New Heights Clinic Sea Mar Community Health Center Clinica de Salud Familiar Columbia Gorge Medical Center
Emergency Care A serious problem that needs care right away: Chest pain Severe bleeding/pain Trauma injury Life/health in serious danger Breathing difficulty Head/eye injury Poisoning
Urgency Care Fever Sore throat Sprains Earaches Cuts Insect/animal bites 1.Call your doctor’s office 2. Go to an Urgent Care clinic When you need fast treatment for an unexpected illness or injury :