Young & Healthy

Story of the Month

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    October Story of the Month

    Insurance Doesn’t Always Mean ACCESS  Sasha is young and pregnant.  She had health care coverage under her family’s Medi-Cal insurance. In theory, her prenatal care should all have been taken care of—IN THEORY. But Sasha has multiple challenges. First, she is no longer welcome at home, so she has lost access to her family’s insurance. […]

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    August Story of the Month

    Sometimes the answer is YES The staff alerted me to two challenges when taking dental referrals: 1) We didn’t have enough dentists to treat our youngest clients (under six); and 2) we didn’t have the resources we needed to treat our teenage clients who needed root canals and crowns.  We held a dinner for our […]

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    Summer Story of the Month

    Last week there was the usual quiet hum of conversation at Young & Healthy. Clients and staff were quietly discussing health options for their children or which insurance plans would work best for their families. Suddenly it wasn’t so quiet. I heard a very animated voice say, “OMG, OMG I can’t believe it! You are […]

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    May Story of the Month

    Sometimes we can’t explain what Young & Healthy does for kids any better than this! Below, gratitude comes from within a homeless shelter.

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    April Story of the Month

    You can be brave…with a little help. Gabrielle was so scared. She would not open her mouth for our nurse to do a screening. After much gentle cajoling, she finally opened her mouth and the nurse could see why she was so scared. Gabrielle’s mouth was a mess and she would certainly need extensive dental […]

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