Medical Information Services

Medical Information Services ( Pregnancy/Birth Problems, Hispanic/Latino Community )

Provider: NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR HISPANIC HEALTH

The organization provides nationwide health services for the Hispanic/Latino Community. Services include disease/disability information on ADHD, Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, immunization; a health information line for general family health questionss; and wellness programs for the Hispanic Community. There are no geographic restrictions.

Disease/disability information is disseminated by nationwide programs and outreach through community-based organizations. Campaigns include Juntos Contra Diabetes (United Against Diabetes); Tome Control: Hagase La Prueba (Take Control: Know Your Status) an HIV/AIDS awareness program using public Spanish, language radio; ADHD: What Parents Should Know, to promote ADHD awareness through Hispanic child-related CBO's; the Teen Vaccine Education program to promote awareness of the importance of adolescent immunizations such as Hepatitis A and HPV; and La Promesa (The Promise) a campaign to promote awareness of Medicare Part D coverage of Hispanic Seniors.

Helpline services include the Su Familia Health Information line. See the separate entry: National Hispanic Family Helpline. The line provides bi-lingual, culturally proficient health information. It also provides referrals to health care facilities in the caller's zip code.

The organization also sponsors nationwide wellness campaign targeting Hispanic families and promoting healthy lifestyle choices through local organizations and health care providers. The Get Up! Get Moving! campaign encourages family togetherness and physical activity to combat childhood obesity and diabetes prevention. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or visit the agency website for information or service. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

1501 16th St., NW

Washington , DC 20036 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 7:00pm, EST.

Service/Intake and Administration

(202) 387-5000

Hotline/Talkline/Warmline

(866) 783-2645 (Su Familia Health Helpline)

FAX

(202) 797-4353

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