Providing access to coordinated healthcare services for low-income Lucas County residents.
Community Health Workers
Toledo/Lucas County CareNet employs certified community health workers (CHWs), who are advocates for residents and groups in the community. CHWs help connect adults with breast cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic conditions to needed medical care and social services. This web page helps explain more.
CareNet CHWs can help residents with:
Access to transportation
Access to specialty care
Access to legal issues
Access to smoking cessation
Access to food/clothing/housing
Reducing medically unnecessary emergency department visits