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Community Outreach Services

Community Outreach Services

Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc.

Patient advocacy for Native American patients of the Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health system.

Services Offered

Health Education • Health Screenings • Outreach • Native American • Medical Advocacy

Description

The Community Outreach Department utilizes Public Health Nurses (PHN’s), Community Health Representatives (CHR’s), and Patient Escorts who serve as liaisons between the Native American community and the RSBCIHI health care system. Community outreach goes to the home to provide a continuum of service. Services offered include:

-Patient escorts to assist patients in accessing non-emergency health services
-Childbirth education
-Home visits to identified prenatal and post partum patients
-Referral of identified high-risk pregnant teens to appropriate care and resources (AIIHI Grant)
-Child/adult Immunizations
-Health screenings, including mammograms, blood pressure, glucose, lice, hearing, vision
-Referral of elders requiring services to appropriate sources of care
-Monitoring the health status of clients with chronic health problems or permanent disabilities
-Teaching self-care skills to promote understanding of disease, treatment, complications and follow-up needed

The Outreach Staff will serve as an advocate for the Native American community and assist in coordinating with all other departments and with public and private agencies.

Location

11555 ½ Potrero Rd., Banning, CA 92220 33.9526958 -116.8289917

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English

Eligibility

-For patients of RSBCIHI health system residing in Riverside or San Bernardino Counties.

    Payment

  • This service is free

How to Apply

Call Morongo Health Clinic Outreach Department at 800-732-8805 ext. 1420 for more information or to request services.