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

Contact:

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Office on Minority Health

635 N. Erie Street

Toledo, OH 43604

419-213-4095

hicksd@co.lucas.oh.us

Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Minority Health


Komen Northwest Ohio is currently accepting applications for a Minority Breast Health Coordinator. The purpose of the position is to improve breast health equity among African American and Hispanic/Latina women in Allen, Erie and Lucas Counties. Click Here to view the position description.

 Minnesota Dept. of Health White Paper on Income and HealthThis white paper presents research and data on income and poverty in Minnesota and documents the relationship between total household income (or proxy measures of income) and indicators of health. See this document also under: Data, Policy and Research.


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.  

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e-Newsletter:

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]


Calendar of Events:

Please email us at:

hicksd@co.lucas.oh.us

to have your event included

on the calendar.

 

Dec 3-4, 2015--Infant Mortality Summit, Columbus Ohio

Dec. 5, 2014--First Fridays at The Flower Market, Health Screens, Nutrition Information, Walk with a Physician