Many people have dental coverage but still don’t go to the dentist. Why? There are many reasons patients don’t make or keep dental appointments, including: lack of time, fear, challenges finding a provider- particularly if the patient is covered by Medicaid, transportation or child care issues, and work schedules. In Thurston County, CHOICE Regional Health Network is working to improve access to care by expanding their care coordination services to include adult pregnant and diabetic patients. This work is part
CHOICE Regional Health Network, in partnership with the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council and the Opioid Use Reduction & Recovery (OURR) Alliance, released a series of grant opportunities to address youth and young adults, increasing Peer Recovery Counselors, and expanding workforce services for parents and families impacted by the opioid crisis. Partners were selected through an RFP process. Congratulations to Family Education and Support Services (FESS), Willapa Behavioral Health (WBH), and Northwest Resources II (NWR)! Please contact Sara Rainer with
The SmileMobile Dental Clinic, operated by Arcora Foundation in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital, is coming to Lacey June 25-29, and to Olympia July 10-20. The clinic is open to pregnant and postpartum women, children, and teens (birth through high school). The SmileMobile accepts Apple Health and Provider One (Medicaid) and offers a sliding fee scale. Call today and schedule your appointment: 1.888.286.9105 Click here for more information on the Lacey clinic in June. Click here for more information on
Click this link for more information or to register. STAR hours are available, and lunch will be provided.