City of Cleveland & MetroHealth host Unidos por Puerto Rico Health & Wellness Fair
To support Puerto Rican citizens relocating to Cleveland area because of Hurricane Maria
The City of Cleveland and The MetroHealth System are co-hosting a free health and wellness fair for Puerto Rican citizens relocating to the Cleveland area because of Hurricane Maria. The event will take place Saturday, March 3, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Lincoln-West High School, located at 3202 W 30th Street, Cleveland.
More than 15 social service agencies, local businesses, and faith-based leaders from across Greater Cleveland are participating, including:
CareSource, Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Cleveland Department of Aging, El Barrio, Hispanic Police Officers Association Cleveland, La Sagrada Familia, American Red Cross, Spanish American Committee, US Bank, Ohio Department of Transportation, Hispanic Alliance, Julia de Burgos, and Cleveland Department of Health. The MetroHealth Enrollment Outreach Mobile Unit will be on site to help with financial assistance and enrollment in publicly funded health care programs within the Health Care Exchange; healthcare.gov, Medicare, and Medicaid. The MetroHealth School Health Program mobile unit will also be on site to share information about their program.
Founded in 1837, MetroHealth is leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork. Cuyahoga County’s public, safety-net hospital system, MetroHealth meets people where they are, providing care through four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites. Each day, our 8,000 employees focus on providing our community with equitable health care–through patient-focused research, access to care, and support services–that seeks to eradicate health disparities rooted in systematic barriers. For more information, visit metrohealth.org.