HealthPoint Family Care also partners with the area’s most active and reputable organizations, including:
The Cincinnati Eye Foundation provides ophthalmologists and vision techs to staff HealthPoint’s Covington vision clinic. www.ceifoundation.org
The University of Kentucky NKY Medical School Medical students shadow and learn from physicians in HealthPoint offices. www.meded.med.uky.edu/northern-kentucky.org
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Resident Program Residents work in HealthPoint offices as part of their training program.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Provides Obstetrician/Gynecologists and Midwives to help staff HealthPoint’s Covington Women’s Health services. www.stelizabeth.com
The Northern Kentucky Children’s Oral Health Initiative is dedicated to improving the oral health of children through education, prevention, and treatment. Each partner in this initiative plays an important role:
- Children, Inc. , a nonprofit provider of child care, educates parents, caregivers and teachers of preschoolers on the theme “Baby Teeth Matter.” www.childreninc.org
- The Northern Kentucky Health Department provides oral health curriculum and training to K-3 teachers, and conducts a sealant program for second-graders at lower-income schools. www.nkyhealth.org
- HealthPoint operates school based dental office that provides dental exams and treatment to students onsite.
- United Way of Greater Cincinnati supports the initiative with funding. www.uwgc.org
North Central Area Health Education Center assists in placing medical students with HealthPoint physicians who help support students’ medical education and hand on medical experience. www.nckyahec.org
Reach Out and Read
Supplements HealthPoint’s book purchases for our young patients who get a book at every well child visit. www.reachoutandread.org
Links to Resources
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
Includes the Department for Medicaid Services and agencies that address aging, children with special health care needs, public health and women’s health.
Features health topics, prescription drug information and health news. Sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Covers health topics and statistics, including travelers’ health.
Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department
Features health news and information pertaining to Northern Kentucky.
Jessamine County Health Department
Features health news and information pertaining to Jessamine County.
Awww.bam.govddresses health topics for kids, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. www.cdc.gov/bam
Drug and Poison Information Center
Specializes in poison prevention, types of poisons, drugs and drug abuse. A service of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Let’s Immunize Northern Kentucky
The LINK coalition is comprised of over 20 organizations dedicated to the prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Believing that everyday life is a learning experience for children, Born Learning is a public engagement campaign helping parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Provides news and information for people affected by ADHD.
Immunization Action Coalition
Provides vaccine information to health professionals and the public.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Committed to raising funds to support human service programs that address community-critical issues.