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The complexity and cost of the health care system can be baffling. Often, the system is so overwhelming that individuals—insured or not—ignore chronic conditions or disregard indicators that their health is deteriorating. This delay in managing health makes it more likely that issues will become critical, requiring expensive reactive care.

Healthe Communities proactively addresses the health needs of a population by offering free, confidential, convenient wellness screenings to adults and children alike.

Screenings include:

  • Height and weight
  • Vital signs
  • Vision and hearing
  • Head-to-toe assessment
  • Biometric labs (adults only)
    • Blood sugar
    • Triglycerides
    • Blood pressure
    • Heart rate

Health screenings are the important first step, but active follow up and support are what make Healthe Communities effective. Post-screening visits with a health coach help each person truly understand the results of their screening. The coach provides recommendations to address any conditions that were revealed, and makes connections to appropriate care providers in the community. This added guidance removes uncertainty and confusion, and gives each individual a clear plan to implement.

In addition, Healthe Communities offers wellness programming free of charge, empowering participants to proactively take charge of their health.

Wellness programming includes:

  • Health education classes such as smoking cessation and stress management
  • Fitness classes such as yoga, stretch and strength, and boxing beats
  • Special events tied back to wellness, such as tea dances and diabetic happy hours

Learn more
For more information, please email the Healthe Communities manager. To access your wellness portal, please select the Encourage You button below.