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Get your family Covered! Health Enrollment Event Saturday January 17, 2015
Open enrollment for 2015 health insurance plans through Covered California began November 15th, 2014 and ends February 15th, 2015. The City is continuing its focus on improving community health and encouraging residents to enroll in quality, affordable health care. Residents may be eligible for the following affordable health insurance: Medi-Cal, California’ health
coverage program for lower-income residents, OR Private insurance plans offered through Covered California.

To enroll and receive support from certified enrollment counselors with your Covered CA or MediCal application, we invite you to attend Richmond’s “We’re Bringing Healthcare back to Our Community healthcare enrollment event to be held:
  • Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015 
  • Time:  1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 
  • Location: Bay Area Rescue Mission (In the Chapel) 123 Macdonald Ave. Richmond, CA 94801 

What you need to bring – Proof of:
  • Identity: ID, driver license, or passport for each adult applying.
  • CA Address: Any piece of postmarked mail sent to you.
  • Income: Last 30 days of paystubs, 2013 income tax filings, and social Security Cards of everyone applying (including dependent tax information and head-of-household status).
  • Citizenship or Immigration status: Birth certificate, permanent resident card, certificate of naturalization, or certificate for each person applying. 

What you need to know – For each family member:
  • Number of people enrolling (whole or partial family)
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Birth Dates
  • Home Zip Codes

Download the flyer and learn more! Click on the picture below:
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Health in All Policies Ordinance Adopted!

The City of Richmond continues its leadership in working towards health equity exemplified by the recent adoption of a Health in All Polices (HiAP) strategy and ordinance by the Richmond City Council.  

The City of Richmond recognizes that health equity is an issue that stretches far beyond the doctor’s office. Health in All Policies (HiAP), or “healthy public policy,” is based on the idea that health starts with where people live, work, learn, and play and that community health is influenced by more than just individual choices. One’s physical and social environment and local government decisions that shape these environments, all play a role in influencing human health. 

View the Health in All Policies Press Release available for immediate release. 

To learn more about HiAP and view the ordinance and Strategy document, please visit our Health in All Policies webpage.

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Richmond Plans for a More Healthy Future Read the article

The City of Richmond Health Initiatives team works with departments on implementing actions identified in the Community Health and Wellness Element of the Richmond General Plan 2030 and promotes systems and policy changes that support the development of healthy neighborhoods. The team aims to build the City and community's capacity to improve health outcomes and promote health equity. The team is comprised of staff from various City departments and works with key partners to reduce health disparities in Richmond.

Key partners include Contra Costa Health Services, WCCUSD, and UC Berkeley.

Funding and support provided by
The California Endowment
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