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CHR/EMS Program

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Wichita CHR/EMS Program Hosts Federal IHS Advisor

 

The CHR/EMS Program enhances and promotes Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Health Services with support of the Indian Health Service's goal by providing quality outreach health care services and health promotion/disease prevention services to our Native People within our service area. Our major goal is to be an advocate for our Native people.

 

Services Offered

•Health Education - Planning, preparing and/or providing education on health and wellness.

•Case management - We offer direct client care by monitoring their health care. This includes assisting with completions of applications; home health services; coordinating needed services such as physical therapy and rehabilitative services.

•Patient Care - Home visits to insure the quality of care within the home; hospital and office visits; assist with medication refills and deliveries; transportation to appointments and urgent care.

•Referrals - Assist clients with referrals to/from other CHR programs, Public Health Nursing, Substance Abuse/Mental Health, Environmental Services, or other health care facilities.

•Injury Prevention/Emergency Medical Services - Provide quality of care to our young and elderly by providing/issuing information on car seat restraints and fire safety such as smoke alarms, CO2 detectors and fire extinguishers; providing immunizations for our Indian pets to prevent Rabies; and continue to support and coordinate services with the Native Americans for Injury Prevention Coalition (NAIP).

 

Eligibility Requirements

Any Native American registered within a federally recognized tribe, living within our service area. Request for transports are for those without any means of transportation within their household. We request at least a three-day advance notice for transportation to a health care facility. When you receive your appointment, it's best to call us so we can schedule as early as possible. We do not transport those that are inebriate for the safety of all involved.

 

Contact us:

Phone: (405) 247-2425 ext. 158 for the receptionist

Fax: (405) 247-247-7511

 

Staff:

Fran Harrison, CHR/EMS Director Ext. 155
Melvenia Domebo, CHR Generalist/First Responder Ext. 153
Janny Williams, Receptionist Ext. 158