La Red Health and partners link community resources 2023


During its spring community health resource fair on May 3 at its Georgetown site, 21444 Carmean Way, La Red Health Center and its partners gave free tests and health information.

The free event featured over 15 vendors, coffee, tacos, food distribution boxes, health exams, COVID-19 immunizations, and mental health services.

The health resource fair featured La Red Health Center, the Food Bank of Delaware’s Mobile Pantry, CAMP Rehoboth, Brandywine Counseling, Beebe Healthcare Community Outreach, People’s Place, Sussex Pride, Gateway Clothing Connection, Delaware First Health, Contact Lifeline Inc.,

CORAS Wellness & Behavioral Health, Milford Homeless Advocates, La Esperanza, Westside Family Healthcare, and the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalitio.

After the incident, multilingual La Red Health Center employees assisted discover community services.

Georgetown, Seaford, and Milford, where La Red Health Centers are located, have higher rates of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease and more uninsured residents, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s My Healthy Community website.

Health resource fairs help people get care early, when these problems are preventable or curable. Early detection reduces healthcare expenses and improves results.

“The best way to manage chronic conditions and healthcare costs is through routine health screenings, preventative healthcare, and connecting individuals to the services they need to live a healthy life,” said Rosa Rivera, La Red Health Center chief operations officer.

“La Red’s mission is to provide quality healthcare to all Sussex County residents, and the best way to do that is to make sure everyone has access to care. We applaud our employees and partners that helped us deliver these critical services to our community during the La Red Spring Health Resource Fair.”

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