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A coalition of concerned citizens, professionals, and community organizations who envision healthy racial and ethnic minority communities in Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio.


Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Office on Minority Health

635 N. Erie Street

Toledo, OH 43604


Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Minority Health

Ohio Creates a New Medicaid Waiver Program for Individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

 In July, 2016, the state will no longer require spend-down eligibility as part of the move toward a unified disability determination system. In this new arrangement, individuals who qualify as disabled under the Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) rules will also qualify as disabled under Medicaid.


Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity

This new Issue Brief by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute discusses an emerging  range of initiatives to address social determinants of health at the federal, state, local, and provider level.





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.  

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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]