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  • Title: La Clínica Home
    Descriptive info: .. La Clínica de La Raza Inc.. | P.. O.. Box 22210, Oakland, CA 94623-2210 | Tel: 510-535-4000 | FAX: 510-535-4189.. NEWSLETTER.. JOBS AT LA CLINICA.. DONATE >.. SEARCH >.. Culturally appropriate, high quality, accessible health care for all.. WHAT'S NEW.. Our annual.. All that Jazz (& Sushi!).. event will be on.. Saturday,.. September 28, 2013.. at Yoshi's Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant.. Join Us.. Youth Heart Health Center Opens.. YHHC provides comprehensive health care to the students of.. La Escuelita.. Education Center.. in Oakland.. HIV Awareness Campaign.. 3 in 5 youth who have HIV don't know they are infected.. Check out..  ...   Pediatrics.. Tattoo Removal.. Vision and Eye Care.. WIC.. Women's Health.. HOW TO REGISTER.. Register by phone or by making an appointment.. We accept Medicare, Medi-Cal, PPO and HMO plans.. We also provide sliding scale discounts.. Call one of our health centers.. to make an appointment today.. OUR SITES.. La Clínica.. provides high quality health care services to over 80,000 patients annually at.. 32 sites.. in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties of the California east bay area.. HOME.. :.. ABOUT.. PROGRAMS.. SUPPORT.. NEWS.. SERVICES.. PATIENTS.. LOCATIONS.. EMPLOYMENT.. SITE MAP.. PRIVACY POLICY.. P.. Box 22210, Oakland, CA 94623-2210.. |.. Tel: 510-535-4000.. FAX: 510-535-4189.. Top..

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  • Title: La Clínica Adolescent Services
    Descriptive info: Services.. Adolescent Services.. Although adolescence is an ideal time to promote health and well-being, teens are the least likely of any age group to seek traditional health care services.. Moreover, many low-income teens do not get the health care they need because they do not have health insurance or the means to pay for medical services..  ...   care to teens from low-income communities of the East Bay.. Services.. Immunizations.. Physical Exams.. Lab Tests.. Services for Chronic Illnesses.. Pregnancy Testing.. Pregnancy Options Counseling.. Prenatal and Postnatal Care.. Suicide Prevention and Counseling.. Contraception.. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention, Detection and Treatment.. HIV Testing.. Individual, Group, and Couples Counseling.. Assistance with school, housing, emergency food and legal issues..

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  • Title: La Clínica Ancillary Services
    Descriptive info: Ancillary Services.. To complement and support health care for our patients, we offers affordable pharmacy, x-ray and laboratory services.. Pharmacy:.. Free Consultations on over-the-counter and prescription medications.. Medications at reduced cost.. Laboratory and X-ray:.. Laboratory Tests.. Radiology Services.. X-ray Evaluations..

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  • Title: La Clínica Behavioral Health
    Descriptive info: Behavioral Health.. La Clínica's Behavioral Health Services include prevention, early intervention and treatment services for people with mental health conditions as well as co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions.. Community Prevention and Early Intervention Services (Alameda County):.. Cultura y Bienestar.. (Culture and Wellness) is a Latino focused Mental Health Prevention & Early Intervention program which employs Mental Health Specialists, Community Health Educators/Promotores and Traditional Healers to provide Mental Health promotion and prevention activities as well as brief early intervention services.. Integrated Behavioral Health Services (Prevention, Early Intervention and Treatment (at La Clínica Medical Health Centers in Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano Counties).. Behavioral Health Clinicians (Social Workers), Behavioral Medicine Specialists  ...   Health services include assessment, crisis intervention, and brief counseling based on evidence-based practices for patients receiving medical care in La Clínica's medical health centers and school based health centers.. Community Behavioral Health Services (Alameda County).. Casa del Sol.. , La Clínica's Community Behavioral Health Department, provides individual and family therapy, group counseling, and psychiatry for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with mental health conditions or co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions.. Programs include Crisis stabilization, Intensive Services for adults with severe mental health conditions or co-occurring conditions, Intensive services for children and adolescents, families at risk of child abuse/neglect, families impacted by domestic violence/intimate partner violence and/or HIV+ individuals..

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  • Title: La Clínica Clinical Health Education
    Descriptive info: Clinical Health Education.. La Clínica is committed to helping our patients prevent illness and promote wellness.. This is why Registered Dietitians and Health Educators are an essential part of the care team across all medical site and counties, including our School Based Health Centers.. Clinical Health Education  ...   using Motivational Interviewing, group support, panel management and health coaching.. Chronic Disease Prevention.. Diabetes prevention and self -management.. Hypertension and hyperlipidemia.. Weight management and healthy weight Promotion.. Asthma self-management.. Perinatal Education.. CPSP assessments.. Childbirth preparation.. Car seat education.. Breastfeeding support.. Sexual and Reproductive Health.. Family planning.. HIV/STI prevention..

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  • Title: La Clínica Dental Services
    Descriptive info: Dental Services.. Dental Services.. At La Clínica, we believe access to dental care is a key component of primary health services.. In most cases, tooth decay and gum disease can be prevented with proper care and treatment.. Unfortunately, many low-income families do not have health coverage for dental care nor the means to pay for it.. To fill this gap in services, La Clínica provides low-cost preventive and general dental services to the community.. Dental Exams.. Fluoride and Sealant Treatment.. Cleaning and Polishing.. Dental Hygiene.. General Dentistry.. Periodontics.. Orthodontics.. Pedodontics.. Endodontics..

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  • Title: La Clínica Family Medicine Services
    Descriptive info: Family Medicine Services.. Family Medicine Services.. At La Clínica, we believe in treating the family as a whole.. A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages.. La Clínica's family physicians receive a broad range of training to treat children, adolescents, adults, elderly, and and women at different stages of their lives..

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  • Title: La Clínica Community Health Education
    Descriptive info: Community Health Education.. La Clínica recognized early on that healthier communities required guiding principles that integrated health education and prevention.. As part of the "Movement" seeking to create change for a better and a healthier life for its community our mission incorporated these principles.. It understood that the community it served was disproportionately burdened by poor health and huge health disparities.. The communities' health was more than merely the absence of disease: it is the social well-being that included factors such as a "healthy body, healthy mind, healthy spirit and healthy environment.. ".. Since 1973.. Community Health Education (CHE).. has enhanced the lives of the diverse communities we serve by focusing on the social determinants of health in order to improve overall wellness and disease prevention.. People free of preventable diseases live longer, healthier lives, and benefit the entire health care system by improving the quality of care as well as reducing health care costs.. CHE's long standing priority of preventing disease through education in the areas of healthy diets, regular exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices along with issues of culture, language/literacy, transportation options, education, socio-economics, social norms and attitudes, exposure to crime, violence, social disorders and sustainable environmental concerns are at this time being recognized by the National Prevention Council as "many of the strongest predictors of health and well-being.. " We are pleased that we integrated these strategies into our health care delivery systems for nearly 40 year.. Our Strategies Include:.. Healthy and Safe Community Environments.. There are many elements of a community that affect health directly and also influence individuals' health-related choices.. Some of the many factors include healthy and affordable foods, safe and affordable housing, and key facts of natural environments absence of toxic substances and other physical hazards are often interrelated.. Health and wellness are influenced by the places in which people live, learn, work, and play.. Current CHE programs include:.. A teen tobacco project was able to create a policy change system wide in Oakland that all bus stops now prohibit smoking.. Youth Programs in Oakland Unified School District emphasize and support after school/mentoring programs to help student stay in school and pursue a higher education.. A fall Prevention Program helps seniors stay and live in their homes longer and safer in Concord and Pittsburg.. CHE is providing outreach, education, referral and enrollment for public health coverage creating better access to health care in Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano.. Senior Promotores joined the advocacy effort to help influence the County Board decision makers to keep current funding levels for Transportation targeted toward local needs vs.. commuter needs.. La Clínica is a key partner in the Heal Zone project engaged in promoting and sustaining active living and healthy eating initiatives in Contra Costa County.. Clinical and Community Prevention Services.. Ensure that prevention-focused health care and community prevention efforts are available, integrate, and mutually reinforce.. Prevention services are effective in reducing death and disability and are cost-effective.. Preventive services consist of screening tests, counseling, early detection or providing the information they need to make good decisions about their health.. Oral health outreach, education, screening and referral for seniors, children, families and prenatal in collaboration with our dental sites.. Optometry services outreach, education, screening and referral for seniors in collaboration with our Optometry department at La Clínica Monument.. Cancer prevention programs in collaboration with outside partners to create a full continuum of care from outreach-information-screening-treatment and support.. HIV programs that provide education, referral, testing, treatment and support.. Teen pregnancy prevention education and referral for family planning services.. ER Diversion /Patient Advocacy and Referral Services.. Asthma education with home assessments and referral to clinical services for management and treatment.. Elimination of Health Disparities.. All benefit when they have the opportunity to live long, healthy, independent, and productive lives.. Health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to their health on the basis of their race  ...   substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum in middle and high schools in Oakland and trains peer- educators in Oakland.. A youth and Parent Advisory board guides program direction for the Substance Abuse and HIV Free (SAHF) Project.. Healthy Eating.. CHE provides a variety of services in this area for children, adults and seniors from Cooking Matters classes to gardening projects to group education on Diabetes Management as well as general Nutrition Education that link to preventable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, etc.. Active Living.. CHE provides a variety of services and programs for adults and seniors in this area from Zumba Classes to obesity prevention classes and support targeting children and families.. CHE is a part of the Heal Zones (Healthy Eating Active Living) efforts in Monument and Pittsburg.. The Physical Education After School (PEAS) program in Oakland provides youth led physical education and youth development at our school based health center at the Havenscourt Campus.. The project addresses how opportunities for physical activity can impact disparities in obesity and chronic disease among low income, urban and minority youth in East Oakland.. Mental and Emotional Well-being.. Our Youth Speaker's Bureau program is focused on school presentations conducted by youth on mental health stigma in Alameda.. CHE and Behavioral Health work together with our Cultura y Bienestar program designed to provide prevention and early intervention services to the Latino community.. Our goal is to promote mental health, emotional well-being through education, consultation and practice of our own traditional healing methods.. Reproductive and Sexual Health.. CASA en Las Escuela, provides services in the Oakland Unified Schools to decrease teenage pregnancy through classroom and group education on family planning methods and risky behavior targeting Black and Latino youth.. The development of a Youth Action Plan, Theatre performance and linkage to Family Planning providers are incorporated.. Through our Together Reaching Users Combating HIV and AIDS (TRUCHA) program, numerous programs are provided targeting HIV prevention services for Young Gay and Bisexual Men of Color in Alameda County.. Evidence based model of care for intervention are used: Young Men who have Sex with other Men (YMSM), Healthy Relationships for positive HIV youth and Counseling, Testing and Referral services (CTRs) for anonymous free drop in and off site HIV counseling, testing and referral for social, medical, prevention and partner services.. Services of outreach, testing, care linkage, mental health and retention services are provided to low income HIV infected Latinas through our ALMAS Initiative.. YMSM programs are now available in CHE Contra Costa through the implementation of the peer led Empowerment evidence base model, CHE provides a safe space for Latino MSM and bisexual men in East County to implement peer led activities and health education sessions to reduce new HIV infections in Contra Costa County.. La Clínica is in partnership with Contra Costa AIDS program to implement a strategy that include referral to HIV testing and Linkages to Care for any newly identified positive individuals.. With the Pangea Global AIDS Foundation, CHE is participating in a Late Diagnosis Study - a research project to develop a Needs Assessment from a community participatory process targeted in the Latino community in Oakland to develop solutions to late diagnosis.. Injury and Violence Free Living.. CHE has developed training materials to work with former gang-affiliated youth or youth at high-risk for gang involvement, between the ages of 12-18.. La Red Latino Domestic Violence Conference, a collaborative project in Oakland, held over two years brought media attention to the issues of violence against women.. The first year's conference was attended by over 400 attendees bringing together 40 community organizations.. Models used in this program are Community Action Model for change, Health Belief Model for prevention or management of the issue and Community Empowerment Theories to evaluate and solve health problems.. Community Health Educators and promotores are trained on Fall Prevention information and education targeting seniors in central and east Contra Costa..

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  • Title: La Clínica Pediatric Services
    Descriptive info: Pediatric Services.. Pediatric Services.. Childhood is a time of fast growth, development and maturation.. Years of medical training and experience is needed to treat young patients whose medical needs and bodies are constantly changing.. At La Clínica, our committed and well-trained pediatricians provide high-quality pediatric care for the children in our community.. This care begins with the delivery of the baby and continues until the child reaches 12 years of age.. Vaccinations.. Physical Examinations.. Health Education.. Chronic Illness Care..

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  • Title: La Clínica Tattoo Removal Services
    Descriptive info: Tattoo Removal Services.. Tattoo Removal Services.. Project New Start - A Tattoo Removal Program.. To help at-risk youth in our community take the first step toward escaping gang life, La Clínica joined efforts with the Alameda County Public Health Department to provide gang-related youth with tattoo removal, mentoring, and social support services.. Project New Start requires that young people interested in the program make a commitment to a vocational and/or educational plan with sponsors at a local youth agency, and perform at least 50 hours of community volunteer work.. All participating agencies- including the Public Health Department, La Clínica and sponsors, work closely with participants to support  ...   the pigment and causes it to fade over a course of multiple treatments.. This process takes four to ten sessions depending on the size, quality and color of the tattoo.. La Clínica provides tattoo removal services every other month for participants who keep their commitments.. Who is Eligible?.. To be considered for Project New Start, participants should be:.. An Alameda County Resident.. Between the ages of 13 and 25.. Willing and dedicated to making positive lifestyle changes.. Enrolled in a school or job training program, or have a stable job.. Read the.. Project New Start Report 2011.. Read a story about one of our patients by.. clicking here..

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  • Title: La Clínica Vision and Eye Care Services
    Descriptive info: Vision and Eye Care Services.. Vision and Eye Care Services.. Regular eye examinations do much more than provide vision correction; they can identify such eye conditions as glaucoma and cataracts, and detect other medical conditions, including high blood pressure and diabetes.. To ensure low-income people in our community have access to eye care, La Clínica offers low-cost optometry and ophthalmology services.. Comprehensive Eye Exams.. Contact Lens Fitting and Evaluations.. Prescription Eyeglasses.. Discount Designer Frames.. Eye Disease Screenings Including:.. Cataract.. Diabetic Retinopathy.. Glaucoma.. Visual Field Testing.. Fundus Photography.. Optical Coherence Tomography..

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