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    Healthy Carolinians Action Plan 2008

County: Burke Partnership: Healthy Burke Period Covered: 2008-2012


    ? Priority issue: Access to Care

    ? Was this issue described in your county’s most recent Community Health Assessment? _x_ Yes __ No

    ? List other sources of information about this priority issue: Good Samaritan Clinic; United Hmong Association ; Hmong

    Community Needs Assessment Report 2005

LOCAL COMMUNITY OBJECTIVE - Please check one: _x_ New __ Ongoing from last re/certification

    ? By: 2012

    ? Objective: By 2012, increase the number of uninsured Burke County residents receiving access to healthcare at the

    Good Samaritan Clinic (Burke County’s only free clinic) to 25% of the uninsured population ? Original Baseline: 17% of Burke County’s population is uninsured. According to information from Good Samaritan Clinic

    records only 295 total patients were screened in 2007 and 817 Burke County residents were turned down for services in

    the same year

    ? Date and source of original baseline data: Good Samaritan Clinic Yearly Stats for 2007 report ; Burke County 2007

    Community Health Assessment; NC State Center for Health Statistics. County Health Databooks. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, publications. County

    Level Estimates of the Uninsured. 1999-2000 and 2002, 2003, 2004 Updates.

    ? Updated information (For continuing objective only):

    ? Date and source of updated information:


    ? Local population(s) experiencing disparities in relation to this local objective: Uninsured residents of Burke County,

    Minority Populations; low income residents; residents working in jobs where insurance is not offered; unemployed


    ? Describe the local population(s) that will benefit: Uninsured residents of Burke County without a medical home ; Burke

    County residents who do not qualify for Medicaid or other aid; Burke County residents who use emergency room

    services for non-emergency conditionsspecifically chronic illness care ; all the local population experiencing health

    disparities listed above

    ? Total number in population: 15,000 (According to data, 17% of the Burke County population is uninsuredthe county

    population is approximately 89,00015,000 residents reflects the total number in the population of Burke County that

    are uninsured according to secondary statistical data)

    ? Number you plan to reach: 3,800


    ? Check one NC 2010 focus area:

    _x_ Access to Health __ Environmental Health __ Injury

    Care __ Health Promotion __ Mental Health

    __ Chronic Disease __ Infant Mortality __ Older Adult Health

    __ Community Health __ Infectious Diseases __ Oral Health

    __ Disability

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     __ Other - Please Describe:

? NC 2010 Health Objective (National Healthy People 2010 Objective B-1 [Former 21.3]): Increase the proportion of

    people who have a specific source of ongoing primary care


    TIMEFRAME Roles and Responsibilities 1. Marketing/Communication activities Lead agency: Progress to date in marketing these

    related to this community objective: ? Good Samaritan Clinic will interventions:

    Free Clinic Interventions: develop a PR plan to market the

    ? Flyers clinic

    ? Newspaper Advertisements Other agencies: ? Local Government Channel ? Western Piedmont Community

    Advertisements College will distribute

    ? Public Service Announcements flyers/brochures to students ? Local radio appearances ? Burke County Health

     Department , United Hmong

     Association, Big Brothers/Big

     Sisters, Burke/Catawba Local

    Management Entity, Burke

    Handi Care, United Hmong

    Association, Family, Infant &

    Preschool Program will

    disseminate brochures/flyers to

    agency clients

    ? United Hmong Association will

    translate brochures & other

    related information & distribute

    within the Hmong Communities

    ? Task Force members will

    develop strategic plan to raise

    funds to promote the Good

    Samaritan Clinic via calendars,

    magnets and/or other

    promotional materials

    ? Good Samaritan Clinic will

    create a PR plan to target the

    uninsured population to

    participate in focus groups/


    ? Western Piedmont Community

    College will conduct

    surveys/focus groups for

    enrolled uninsured students

    ? Burke County Health

    Department will provide local

    radio station/government

    channels with PSA’s

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1. Marketing/Communication activities Lead agency: Progress to date in marketing these

    related to this community objective: ? United Hmong Association will interventions:

    Hmong Population Interventions: translate flyers and advertise

    ? Flyers health screenings on the radio

    ? Newspaper Advertisements Other agencies:

    ? Local Government Channel ? Burke County Health

    Advertisements Department Healthy Carolinians

    ? Public Service Announcements Coordinator will create flyers &

    ? Local radio appearances brochures for Hmong festival

    ? Brochures health screenings to be


     ? Burke County Health

     Department will contact local

    newspaper for story/advertising

    regarding health screenings at

    Hmong festival(s)

    ? All Task Force members will

    disseminate flyers to Hmong

    population served by agencies

    ? United Hmong Association will

    provide the Hmong Community

    with information regarding focus

    group participation via PSA’s on

    Hmong Radio; assembly

    members of the Hmong

    community to participate in

    focus groups & provide

    translators for focus groups

    ? Western Piedmont Community

    College will target Hmong

    students & their families for

    participation in focus groups &

    planning for health screenings


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    2. Intervention: Lead agency: This is _x New_ Ongoing _ Completed