Take care of your heart and your colon too

A heart healthy diet can reduce your risk of developing certain cancers, including colorectal. Focus on eating more fiber such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and nuts, and limiting red and processed meats to cut excess calories.

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Take care of your heart and your colon too

Community partnerships allow eligible patients to receive supplies

Through community partnerships and our health education programs, the Coalition is able to provide eligible patients with supplies, such as blood pressure monitors, courtesy of the Stanley Family Foundation and United Way of Henry County & Martinsville.

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Community partnerships allow eligible patients to receive supplies

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With Medicaid expansion in Virginia, about 4,000 in Henry County, Martinsville now qualify

*Article and photo by Paul Collins/Martinsville Bulletin Ann Walker is trying to get the word out that Virginia’s Medicaid rules for adults have changed with Medicaid expansion, and that on Jan.

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With Medicaid expansion in Virginia, about 4,000 in Henry County, Martinsville now qualify

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2019 Healthcare Safety Net Legislative Day

Last week, members of the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness visited the General Assembly in Richmond to attend Virginia’s 2019 Healthcare Safety Net Legislative Day.

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2019 Healthcare Safety Net Legislative Day

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Welcoming Dr. Michael Waters, M.D.

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness announced today that Dr. Michael Waters, M.D. has joined its staff and will be offering primary care to adults and children at Ridgeway Family Health, one of the Coalition’s two health centers.

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Welcoming Dr. Michael Waters, M.D.

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16 local women received mammogram screenings

Thanks to our partnership with UVA’s Cancer Center and New College Institute, we were able to help 16 uninsured women receive mammograms on December 18th that may not have been able to get screened otherwise.

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16 local women received mammogram screenings

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If you have been denied Medicaid coverage in the past, you may be eligible starting January 1, 2019.

Medicaid will be available to eligible adults aged 19 – 64 who live in households earning ≤138% of the Federal Poverty Level ($28,676 for a family of three in 2018).

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If you have been denied Medicaid coverage in the past, you may be eligible starting January 1, 2019.

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Community to receive dedicated outreach worker for Medicaid enrollment

The Harvest Foundation will partner with the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) in its SignUpNow/Project Connect initiative in Martinsville-Henry County to assist area residents in applying for Medicaid coverage.

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Community to receive dedicated outreach worker for Medicaid enrollment

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Coalition tackles Medicaid expansion, workforce readiness with Harvest grant

The Martinsville-Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness will focus on Virginia’s Medicaid expansion and build on its existing programs with a two-year grant of $929,720 from The Harvest Foundation.

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Coalition tackles Medicaid expansion, workforce readiness with Harvest grant

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Boost donated to SOVAH Health Oncology

A collaboration between the Coalition, Community Foundation Serving Western VA – Martinsville and SOVAH Health – Martinsville Oncology, provides Boost supplements to oncology patients via the Ravenel Oncology Fund.

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Boost donated to SOVAH Health Oncology