Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Minority Health
November is: American Diabetes Month
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet about 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes — a bit under 1 in every 5 adults. As of 2012, there were also 13.4 million cigar smokers in the US, and 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco.
Check out these resources to help you or a loved one quit.
Free Health Care Navigator Assistance Available to Aid Health Insurance Enrollment:
Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance coverage begins November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2015. Downtown Toledo Health Department and Western Lucas County Health Clinic office hours will be available.
Click Here for locations and Navigator office hours.
At-Risk Populations: In Lucas County African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians, Native Americans and low-income residents suffer more illness as a percentage of their populations.
Check out this quarterly publication. Here, you'll find regular briefings on issues designed to inform, educate and empower individuals interested in minority health. [Read]
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