Lexington Project Connect 2019 Serves Close to 200 Individuals

Preliminary Results:

  • 110 individuals registered for the event
  • Approximately 200 individuals served
  • 19 individuals received dental services
  • 50 individuals received haircuts
  • 72 birth and/or death certificate vouchers were given out
  • 17 women received mammograms, 5 of whom were uninsured (underwritten by Susan G. Komen Foundation)

Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success! Stay tuned for final details in April.
Save the Date!
Odessa Project Connect
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Odessa High School

Volunteers and service providers are needed! Contact Chris Carney at 660.259.2440 for details.
Did you know our Live Well Centers have same-day medical, dental, and behavioral health appointments?

Call for an appointment! Visit LiveWellCenters.org .
HCC Provides Food Stamps and Medicaid Application Assistance

Shelly Harden, Community Health Worker, can help individuals with applications for food stamps, MO HealthNet (Medicaid), and other programs under the Family Support Division. She also assists individuals with appeals if they are rejected. To avoid cases from closing, individuals are encouraged to return their re-investigation forms.

For more information, contact Shelly Harden at 660.259.2440.
HCC's New HR Director Brings Expertise from Nation's Capital

Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri (HCC) has hired a new director of human resources: Brook Balentine. She came on board at the end of January and spent the past few weeks visiting various HCC locations, and getting to know staff members she’ll be serving in her new role. “It’s a great organization. They do a lot of amazing work,” she said. “I’m trying to absorb as much as I can, learning about the team and how I can best be a part of it.”

To read the complete release, visit this link .
Bedside Hospital Tables and Walkers Available at the HCC Warehouse

The HCC Warehouse has an abundance of over the bed rolling tables (like the tables used bedside in hospitals) and regular walkers that we need to move quickly. If you or someone you know would like one, please contact Chris Carney at 660.259.2440 by Monday, March 11. Otherwise, we are recycling them! 
Check Out These Network Member Updates
Attend the HCC Network Membership Meeting
Next Week!

We had a great turnout at our last Network Membership meeting. The next meeting is Tuesday, March 12, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., at the Lexington United Methodist Church. The speaker will be Denise Rodwich from USAC/EPSY. Please be prepared to give a brief organizational update at the meeting. See you there!
Lafayette County Health Department Offers Tobacco Education Classes

New and pregnant moms are invited to attend tobacco education classes at the Lafayette County Health Department located at 547 S. Business Hwy. 13, Lexington, Mo.

Classes are held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 26
Tuesday, April 2
Tuesday, April 9

Individuals who attend two classes will be entered in a drawing for a free car seat ($375 value). Children are welcome!

For more information, call Bre Jensen or Angel Jiovenale at 660.259.4371, ext. 229.
Lafayette County Children's Service Fund Hosts Upcoming Poverty Workshop

Lafayette County Children's Service Fund will host a workshop called Bridges Out of Poverty on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The workshop is based off a book by Ruby Payne. The event is co-sponsored by the REACH Foundation.

For more information, contact Tiffany Harbour at lccsf@lafayettecountymo.com or 816.654.4477.
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