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Wellness on Wheels: Champaign Urbana Public Health District

Description:

The Champaign Urbana Public Health District's Wellness on Wheels (WOW) program is a mobile outreach project targeting low-income and uninsured populations, including adolescents.  The program aims to improve access to medical care and disease prevention services through a wide range of activities from health education to cancer screenings and vaccinations to individualized nutritional counseling.  WOW brings services to the community through a variety of forums including partnerships with schools, housing services, hospitals, and churches.

Toolkit:

UW's Health Disparities Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Access to Care, Cancer, Chronic Disease, Health Equity, Health Promotion and Health Education, Minority

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

University of Washington School of Nursing Department of Psychosocial and Community Health

Submitted:

03/17/2010

Modified:

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