United for Health
five childcare centers’ staff were trained to provide physical activities for children 0 to 5; 79 community members were trained and certified through the Health Advocates
Program and are providing physical activities for adults. Three new parks opened and one lease agreement was approved to open a fourth park in 2015. The Open Space Visioning Plans were published for the five-targeted geographic areas to help local government and nonprofits understand the needs of their communities.
Preventive Clinical Services
The LA County Board of Supervisors and City Council proclaimed August 2014 as “Know Your Digits” Month, a successful UFH
initiative. CHC and 45 partners hosted over 89 events with over 40 events providing free blood pressure screenings. Overall, 7,116 consumers were reached of which 1,077 received a free blood pressure screening. Four clinics continue to implement the patient recall system and are utilizing text messages and automated phone calls to remind patients of upcoming appointments. Eight Stanford Licensed sites committed to providing Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs were trained to become facilitators and 4 started workshops before the end of the grant.