March’s Outreach Events Recap

Highlighted Outreach Events

 

Los Angeles County


2/5 – Over 500 people attended a Cal MediConnect Health & Resource Fair at St. Martha’s Parish in Huntington Park. Attendees learned about Cal MediConnect during both English- and Spanish-language presentations, and had their specific questions about Cal MediConnect answered by several bilingual outreach coordinators. Over 25 other collaborative partners distributed information, provided free health screenings, and demonstrated low-impact exercise sessions as part of the event.

Los Angeles County

2/8 – Commissioners of the Los Angeles County Commission on Disabilities and the Events and Transportation Committee took part in a Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) presentation in downtown Los Angeles. The presentation covered Cal MediConnect’s benefits, highlighting care coordination. Following the talk, state outreach staff answered questions and distributed informational materials. Future presentations with other commissioners are scheduled for the coming month.

 

Los Angeles County

2/9 – Hundreds of mental health clinicians and community advocates attended the African American Mental Health Conference hosted by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. State outreach staff provided informational materials about Cal MediConnect for beneficiaries and providers.

Los Angeles County

2/11 – State outreach staff provided information about Cal MediConnect during the 3rd Annual National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Parent and Caregiver Conference at St. Anne’s in Los Angeles. Coordinators provided information in English and Spanish to dozens of dual eligible beneficiaries, mental health advocates, and clinical providers. This event was organized by The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and NAMI – Los Angeles County Council.

San Diego County

2/14 – Providers and beneficiaries took part in a presentation during a monthly meeting at Summercrest Family Services in National City. The presentation and follow-up questions were translated into Spanish by Summercrest staff, with many of the questions focused on billing and program eligibility. Following the event, attendees collected Beneficiary Toolkits and other materials about the CCI.

Los Angeles County

2/24 – Chinese caregivers took part in a presentation during Caregivers & Home Aides Training, a resource fair at the Asian Youth Center in San Gabriel. The presentation was delivered in English and translated into Chinese. Attendees had the opportunity to collect materials in both English and Chinese following the presentation. The event was hosted by the Pilipino Workers Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice.

 

 

Other Recent Outreach Events

 

Statewide

  • 2/22 – Webinar for Long-Term Care Ombudsman staff

 

Los Angeles County

  • 2/2 – Presentation to members of Community Health Councils Inc.’s Access to Health Coverage Coalition Workgroup (Los Angeles)
  • 2/17 – Webinar for Los Angeles County providers
  • 2/21 – Webinar for Los Angeles County advocates & caregivers
  • 2/22 – Informational table at Koreatown Senior and Community Center (Los Angeles)
  • 2/23 – Informational table at Centro Medico of Huntington Park (Los Angeles)
  • 2/28 – Outreach to seniors at the Elder Abuse Collaborative meeting (Pasadena)
  • 2/28 – Outreach at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s El Monte Health Neighborhood Meeting (El Monte)

 

Orange County

  • 2/15 – OneCare Connect presentation at 1800 Health (Irvine)
  • 2/21 – OneCare Connect webinar for advocates & caregivers
  • 2/22 – OneCare Connect webinar for providers

 

Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

  • 2/15 – Webinar for San Bernardino and Riverside advocates & caregivers
  • 2/16 – Webinar for San Bernardino and Riverside providers
  • 2/8 – Informational table at Fontana Community Senior Center (Fontana)
  • 2/25 – Informational table at the Disability Sports Festival (Coachella)

 

San Diego County

  • 2/2 – Presentation for attendees of the San Diego Council on Aging monthly meeting (San Diego)
  • 2/8 – Presentation at East County Senior Providers Meeting (El Cajon)
  • 2/9 – Presentation at Community Health Improvement Program Meeting (San Diego)
  • 2/28 – Presentation at North County Community Action Meeting (San Marcos)

 

Santa Clara County

  • 2/6 – Informational table for seniors and the homeless population during the Winter Faith Collaborative Meeting (San Jose)
  • 2/8 Information table staffed for case managers during the 2017 Interact IV SNF Meeting Series at Valley Medical Center (San Jose)
  • 2/9 – Information table staffed for seniors and caregivers at the Dementia Friends Outreach Kick-off (San Jose)
  • 2/13 – Information table staffed for Vietnamese seniors and caregivers at the Vietnamese Family Support Group (San Jose)
  • 2/14 – Informational table at the National Association of Mental Illness’ general meeting (San Jose)
  • 2/15 – Informational table at the Health Care Reform Implementation Stakeholders Meeting (San Jose)

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