The Program of Health is the nerve center in providing and coordinating medical information, which includes:

  1. Providing a reference of doctors from whom one may choose to obtain medical services
  2. Arrange transportation for the disabled and those who are desperately in need
  3. Provide interpretation services and Schedule appointments for Participants who are non-English speakers
  4. Pregnancy testing and counseling
  5. Substance abuse
  6. Family planning

Our Health Program will focus on preserving and enhancing the physical and/or mental health of the Ethio-American community, which includes the following referral services:

  1. Children’s Health
  2. Women, Infant & Children Program
  3. Infection Control
  4. Maternity Services
  5. Cancer programs and Information
  6. Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
  7. Senior Health and Health Services

In addition, our Health Program will have volunteers from our community health professionals and others to provide with:

  1. Rehabilitative Medical Services, Emergency Assistance, Residential/Custodial Care
  2. Recommend to suitable Health Treatment Facilities/Hospitals
  3. Establishing Crisis and Suicide Hotlines
  4. Referring Nursing Homes
  5. Public Health Support Services
  6. Vaccination Services
  7. Community Health Care, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment and Prevention Groups, etc

In general, the primary task of our Health Program is to:

  1. Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
  3. Inform, educate, and empower our community about health issues
  4. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  6. Educate laws and regulations that protect health and ensure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable