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Cincinnati Public Schools Offer Full-Service Health Centers

Cincinnati Public Schools offer full-service health centers at sites around the district to serve the medical needs of students, families and the community. Currently, there are 25 School-Based Health Centers to serve students’ needs; 10 of those centers are also open to the community. The school based health centers offer

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 10, 2024

Low Income HIV AIDS Healthcare Resources

Access to affordable and adequate healthcare is a fundamental human right, yet low-income individuals and those living with HIV AIDS often face numerous barriers in accessing quality healthcare services. Lack of financial resources, limited access to healthcare facilities, and stigma and discrimination are just a few of the challenges faced

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 9, 2024

Healing Center provides food, clothing, personal care, and health services.

The Healing Center, located in Springdale at 11345 Century Circle, provides a number of services to struggling individuals and families. The services are freely available on a walk-in basis regardless of the county, city or state of one’s residence. Services include a food pantry and clothing closet, as well as

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 9, 2024

Hamilton County’s 5 1 3 Relief Bus Services

Hamilton County has a bus that visits local neighborhoods to provide health screenings, mobile healthcare, and enrollment assistance for a wide variety of social services and economic relief programs. The bus is called the “5 1 3 Relief Bus”. The 5 1 3 Relief bus schedules visits with municipalities throughout

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 5, 2024

Healthcare Services for Homeless

The Cincinnati Health Network serves individuals experiencing homelessness or living with HIV/AIDS in the Tri-State area. They provide the following services at all their locations: Physical Exams, Blood Tests, Medication Assistance, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Screening & Treatment, Smoking Cessation Help, Diabetes Treatment and Education, Dental Referrals, Pregnancy testing, Testing

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 3, 2024

Free Cooking Classes Hosted by Ohio State University

A FREE basic cooking class series hosted by The Ohio State University will be held at the Golf Manor Municipal Building, located at 6450 Wiehe Road. The cooking series will be held over the course of 10 weeks, from April 2nd to June 4th, 2024, meeting on Tuesday nights from

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 19, 2024

A Matter of Balance

Falling is a serious risk for aging individuals, as it can lead to severe injuries such as broken bones, head trauma, and even death. As we age, our balance and coordination tend to decline, making us more susceptible to falling. It is crucial for older adults to take proactive steps

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 12, 2024

Upcoming Free Ballet and Yoga Events

Several Hamilton County Public Libraries are hosting FREE yoga and ballet events for individuals of all ages. Practicing yoga promotes flexibility, strength, and balance, enhancing physical well-being regardless of age. Ballet fosters grace, coordination, and posture, contributing to overall body awareness and confidence throughout life’s stages. Both disciplines offer mental

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 22, 2024

Two Medicare Enrollment Periods Open Through March 31

Medicare.gov is accepting enrollment for individuals eligible for Parts A (Hospital Insurance) & B (Medical Insurance). Individuals who have a Medicare Advantage plan may also use this time period to switch back to Original Medicare, or to change to a different Medicare Advantage plan. You can only join, switch, or

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 9, 2024

Physical Activity Guidelines & Resources for Disease Prevention

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recently released the second edition of their Physical Activity_Guidelines (available as a pdf). The guidelines provide evidence-based guidance to help people maintain or improve their health through physical activity. They also have released a number of

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 3, 2024

Health Center Locations for the Uninsured

What do you do if you have COVID and no insurance? Many people don’t know where to turn if they get sick and don’t have medical insurance. Rather than risk the possibility of incurring medical debt, many simply don’t seek medical care. This can lead to significant illness that otherwise

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 15, 2023

CPR “Hands Only” Training Videos and Fact Sheets

Only about 40% of individuals who experience a major cardiac event away from a hospital receive the immediate help they need before professional help arrives. While formal CPR certification is best, research shows that simply viewing online videos also makes a significant difference. Individuals who are shown very brief CPR

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 16, 2023

CDC Recommends Updated COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall and Winter Virus Season

The U.S. Center for Disease Control recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. While people of any age can catch COVID-19, it most commonly affects middle-aged and older adults, with the highest risk

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Shared by United Resource Connection October 31, 2023