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  1. Overview ofNutrition Program Near Westside InitiativeSyracuse, NYWhat Can We Do In Watertown? Rapid Response Workgroup 167 Polk Street, Suite 320 Watertown, New York 13601 Voice: 315-788-4660 Fax: 315-788-4922 www.jcasac.com

  2. Partners • Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Syracuse University • Nojaim Brothers Supermarkets • St. Joseph’s Primary Care Center West • SALT (Syracuse Art, Literacy, Technology) District • Onondaga County Health Department • YMCA • Others

  3. 5 Goals of the Initiative • Prescribe Free Fruits and Vegetables • Integrate Mental and Physical Health • Reduce Emergency Room Visits • Health Is More than Medical Care • Measure Results

  4. Prescribe Free Fruits and Vegetables Partnerships between • St. Joseph’s Hospital Primary Care Center West, Level III Medical Home • Nojaim Supermarket • Lerner Center, Syracuse University • NuVal Food Indexing System http://www.nuval.com/How • Loyalty Card Program • YMCA “The doctor can prescribe change and I can reward you for changing. “ Paul Nojaim, Owner

  5. Integrate Mental and Physical Health Medical and Mental Health Care under one Roof Screens Adults and Children for Mental Health Issues

  6. Reduce Emergency Room Visits • Thirty Percent of Patients Do Not Have True Emergencies • Primary Care • Ultrasound and Radiology Services • Mental Health Services • Obstetrical Care • Lab Work • Open on Evenings and Weekends

  7. Health Is More than Medical Care • Holistic Approach • Physical • Emotional • Mental • Housing • Food • Opportunity for Growth and Development

  8. Measure Results • St. Joseph’s Hospital Primary Care Center will track over time • Cholesterol Levels • Body Mass Indexes • Blood Pressure • Other Indicators like Diabetes and Impact of Exercise

  9. Brain Storm • Invite Mr. Nojaim and Ms. Rebecca Bostwick, Lerner Center, Syracuse University • Define the “Community” • Build Capacity • Assess the Community • GIS Mapping • “Hot Spotting” by medical community • Student Eligibility for Free or Reduced Lunches and other Indices

  10. Far Out Ideas • Kinney Drugs or Other Pharmacies • Mental Health Screens • SBIRT Screens • Body Mass Index (BMI) • Glucose • Total Cholesterol • Vision Acuity • Grocery Store, Empty Store Front, Old Tebb’s Location • Screenings • Availability of Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Pantry Stables, i.e., Dried Legumes • Education on How to Use Unprocessed Food • Wellness Classes at Central Location(s) • Zumba • Yoga • Dance

  11. Far Out Ideas • Potential Funders/In-Kind Funders • Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization • Samaritan Medical Center • Addiction Services • Behavioral Health • Northern New York Community Foundation • Other Local Funders • Cornell Cooperative Extension • United Way • Any In-kind Services • YMCA bringing Programs to Central Locations • Grocery Store Association • Local Stores