Our mission is to improve access to quality health and dental care for low-income uninsured men, women, and children in Utah County. We accomplish this goal through the coordination of a Volunteer Provider Network, providing health education and maximizing existing community resources.
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Medical and Dental Care for the Uninsured
Community Outreach and Referral
Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker OutreachIn Collaboration with the Utah Farm Worker Program and the Utah Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Coalition (UMSFW) cooperating agencies, Community Health Connect works to improve access to health information and resources for migrant farm workers. This is accomplished by providing health education and screenings at approved work sites throughout Utah County, and by developing cultural and linguistically appropriate materials including maps, policies, and contact information for key service sites including the Payson Family Health Clinic. For more information contact Dodd Greer at 801.818.3016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utah County Dental Varnishing ProjectCommunity Health Connect partners with Intermountain Healthcare, the Utah County Health Department, and volunteers from local colleges to provide an oral health education program in Title I schools throughout Utah County. The project includes a presentation focused on oral hygiene through proper brushing and flossing, and encourages children to eat healthy foods that are good for their teeth. Each child receives a dental kit with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss. All children having prior parental consent are given an application of fluoride varnish. Children without dental insurance who require further assistance insurance are referred to Community Health Connect, where they are linked with a volunteer dentist who can meet their needs.