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PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION

Express Outreach: Health Insurance 101: Outreach to Somali Community in King County

The goal of this project is to mobilize and engage with Somali refugees and immigrants in King County, WA surrounding access to health insurance. This will be accomplished through educational events that will include information from the MedlinePlus.gov web site, as well as information about the Affordable Care Act. A minimum of 4 training sessions will be held with expected attendance of 20 - 100 participants, depending on the training location. Information provided will be culturally and linguistically appropriate for the Somali population in King County, WA.

Organization:
Somali Health Board
Department:
NA
Organization Type:
Community Based
Public Health Organization
Funded Dates: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Funding Amount: 
$7,400
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Population
Other