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What endeavors/projects have you partaken in recently at your site? While many of our clients at the Great Pittsburgh Community Food Bank want to eat more fruits and vegetables, they often lack knowledge about how to cook and eat such produce. Thus, I am currently creating a produce guide for the member agencies and clients, in hopes that people will overcome this hurdle and strive for a healthier life style...
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What do you do at your site to provide quality health care for the uninsured, underinsured, and underserved populations? The East Liberty Family Health Care Center is dedicated to making sure each self-pay patient’s eligibility is accessed for health benefits, including Medicaid, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act and SNAP. As a Pittsburgh Health Corps member and Social Services Coordinator at the center, I help patients enroll in health care coverage and help patients submit and follow up with their applications for other services, like SNAP...
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While serving at the Nationalities Service Center, member Megan O'Brien works with newly-arrived refugee families to make sure they gain an understanding and access to American healthcare. In this blog post, Megan describes some of her daily tasks and reflects on why her service has been so rewarding.
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