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  • Nashville Bilingual Health Guide

    Gua Bi l inge d e

    Salud d e Nashvi l le

    November - Noviembre 2008 FREE - GRATUITA

    Prepared by / Preparada por la:

    Nashville Latino Health Coalition

    Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition

    Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville

    MISSION OF NLHC: To improve the health of the Nashville Latino community by empowering grassroots community members to work collectively with organizations to promote health and prevent disease MISION DE NLHC: Mejorar la salud de la comunidad latina de Nashville, empoderando a los miembros de la comunidad de base para trabajar colectivamente con organizaciones para promover la salud y prevenir las enfermedades

    Member Organizations (voting):

    Organizaciones Miembros (votantes):

    Affiliate Organizations (non-voting):

    Organizaciones Afiliadas (no votantes):

    American Diabetes Association, Middle TN Chapter

    Hope Clinic for Women Meharry Medical College,

    Prevention Research Unit Meharry Medical College,

    Department of Family & Community Medicine

    Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) of Nashville and Davidson County, Health Equality

    Progreso Community Center Tennessee Department of Health,

    Office of Minority Health Tennessee Department of

    Childrens Services Tennessee State University, Center

    for Health Research United Neighborhood Health

    Services Vanderbilt Office for Community

    Engagement Vanderbilt Center for Health

    Services

    American Cancer Society American Heart Association, State

    Health Alliance Meharry Medical College, Cancer

    Clinical Trials Office MPHD, Behavioral Health Services MPHD, Health Care Access -

    Bridges to Care MPHD, Health Care for the

    Homeless Metro Social Services of Nashville Nashville Cares Nashville General Hospital at

    Meharry Planned Parenthood of Middle &

    East Tennessee

  • Nashville Bilingual Health Guide

    Gua Bil inge de Salud de Nashvi l l e

    Prepared by / Preparada por la:

    NOVEMBER - NOVIEMBRE 2008 FREE - GRATUITA

    Copyright 2009

    For more information contact: Para ms informacin, contacte a :

    Progreso Community Center Centro Comunitar io Progreso 478 Allied Drive, Suite 107, Nashville, Tennessee 37211 615-332-8704 - 1-866-519-6294 nashvillelatinohealth@yahoo.com www.progresocommunitycenter.org/nashvillelatinohealthcoalition

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville 2

    INTRODUCTION Who is this Guide for?

    Hispanic persons with no health insurance in the Nashville area

    Other Nashville residents may also find the Guide useful. Persons with TennCare or private health insurance

    should consult their companies for referrals to specific clinics.

    What is in this Guide?

    Information about local health services and resources (primarily non-profit organizations) available to persons with no insurance

    Information about various health topics The lists of clinics and other information sections are

    divided by colors. Goals of Guide:

    To increase awareness of Hispanic community members about health services and health-related resources

    To empower the Hispanic community to take care of their health

    Important!

    This Guide provides general information intended for community education.

    It is not intended to give medical advice. If you have specific health concerns, consult a physician.

    NLHC does not endorse the clinics and organizations listed in the Guide and is not responsible for services that they provide.

    The information provided by organizations will be updated periodically. Please confirm with specific organizations whether information has changed.

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville 3

    INTRODUCCION Para quines es esta Gua?

    Para las personas hispanas quienes no tienen aseguranza (seguro de salud) en el rea de Nashville

    La Gua tambin podra servir para otros residentes de Nashville. Personas con TennCare o aseguranza (seguro de salud privado)

    deben consultar a sus compaas para referirse a clnicas especficas.

    Que hay en la Gua?

    Informacin sobre servicios y recursos de salud locales (principalmente organizaciones sin fines de lucro) disponibles para personas sin aseguranza (seguro de salud)

    Informacin sobre varios temas de salud Las listas de clnicas y otras secciones de informacin estn divididas

    en colores. Metas de la Gua:

    Aumentar el conocimiento de miembros de la comunidad hispana sobre los servicios y recursos de salud

    Empoderar a la comunidad hispana a cuidar su salud Importante!

    Esta Gua brinda informacin general relacionada a la educacin comunitaria.

    La Gua no tiene la intencin de dar consejos mdicos. Si usted tiene una preocupacin especfica de salud, consulte a un mdico.

    NLHC no endorsa las clnicas listadas en la Gua y no es responsable por los servicios que brindan.

    La informacin proveda por las organizaciones ser actualizada peridicamente. Por favor confirme con las organizaciones si alguna informacin ha cambiado.

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville 4

    Progreso Community Center is the first grassroots Hispanic membership organization and first Hispanic community center in Nashville. It operates under a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

    The mission of Progreso Community Center is to organize and build the capacity of members of the Hispanic community to participate in processes of community action for social change and the collective benefit of Hispanics and the general community, while contributing to social unity in a context of multilcultural diversity. Our work focuses on three areas: grassroots community organizing, community education, and health. In addition to coordinating the Nashville Latino Health Coalition, we also offer:

    English classes Workshops Computer classes Community forums Community computer lab Cultural activities

    El Centro Comunitario Progreso es la primera organizacin comunitaria hispana de base y el primer centro comunitario hispano en Nashville. Opera bajo una organizacin 501(c)(3) sin fines de lucro.

    La misin del Centro Comunitario Progreso (PCC) es organizar y capacitar a los miembros de la comunidad hispana en procesos participativos de accin comunitaria para cambios sociales y beneficio comn de los hispanos y de la comunidad en general, contribuyendo a la unidad social en un contexto de diversidad multicultural. Nuestro trabajo se enfoca en tres reas: organizacin comunitaria de base, educacin comunitaria, y salud. Adems de coordinar la Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville, tambin ofrecemos:

    Clases de ingls Talleres de capacitacin Clases de computacin Foros comunitarios Sala de computacin comunitaria Actividades culturales

    615-332-8704 - info@hispanictn.org

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville 5

    CONTENTS CONTENIDO

    Preventive Recommendations Recomendaciones Preventivas.6

    Maps and Instructions Mapas e Instrucciones ....................... 10

    General Health Services - Servicios de Salud General .............. 14

    Dental Services - Servicios Dentales.......................................... 22

    Emotional Health Services - Servicios de Salud Emocional ..... 26

    Alcoholism Support - Apoyo para Alcoholismo ........................ 29

    Metro Public Health Department ............................................. 30 Departamento Metropolitano de Salud Pblica

    Special Resources - Recursos Especiales General Health Salud en General .................................... 32 Cancer Cncer.................................................................. 36 Child Abuse Abuso Infantil.............................................. 38 Diabetes Diabetes............................................................. 39 Disability Discapacidades ................................................ 42 Domestic Violence Violencia Domstica ......................... 43 HIV and AIDS VIH y SIDA ............................................ 46 Prescription Assistance Asistencia con Medicinas ........... 49 Nutrition Nutricin .......................................................... 50 Smoking Fumar ............................................................... 54 Traffic Safety Seguridad de Trnsito................................ 56 Work Safety Seguridad en el Trabajo............................... 60

    Hospitals and Emergency Hospitales y Emergencia ............ 62

  • Nashville Latino Health Coalition Coalicin de Salud Latina de Nashville 6

    PREVENTIVE RECOMMENDATIONS RECOMENDACIONES PREVENTIVAS

    MEN - HOMBRES AGE EDAD AGE

    EDAD AGE

    EDAD Preventive Exams Exmenes Preventivos

    20-39 40-49 50+

    Physical Exam Examen Fsico

    Blood Pressure Presin de Sangre

    Dental Exam Examen Dental

    Testicular Self-Exam Auto-Examen Testicular

    Colonoscopy or Sigmoidoscopy Colonoscopa o Sigmoidoscopa

    Fecal Blood Test Anlisis de sangre oculta en heces

    Rectal Exam Examen Rectal

    PSA Blood Test Prueba de Sangre PSA

    Blood and Urine Tests Anlisis de Sangre y Orina Cholesterol (Colesterol) Blood Sugar (Azcar en la sangre) HIV Infection (Infeccin de VIH) Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    (Enfermedades transmitidas sexualmente)

    Vaccinations Vacunas

    20-39 40-49 50+

    Influenza (Flu) Influe