Posted on February 15, 2023 at 1:50 PM by Nathan Day
Let's help one another stay healthy! Take a look below for a full list of Health Resources available to Jefferson County residents:
- Children’s ParentSmart line serves the entire state of Colorado. This free health line is for any parent with a sick child, especially families without a primary care provider. If a child has a primary care physician, parents are encouraged to speak with their child’s primary care physician before calling this health line. The Healthline number is 720-777-0123.
- Clinica Colorado serves populations in Adams County and surrounding areas with low cost, primary health care, especially for those who are uninsured. Clinica is offering telehealth visits for both new and existing patients. Appointments are available in English and Spanish.
- Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) was founded in 2010 specifically to meet the needs of Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) members. CCHA combines the extensive resources of Elevance Health, Centura Health, Physician Health Partners and Primary Physician Partners. Our partnership brings an influential blend of primary care providers, specialists, hospitals, behavioral health services and medical/behavioral health management services to drive innovation within the Medicaid delivery system.
- Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals. Its mission is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by providing Coloradans with greater access to crisis services wherever they are at 24/7/365 regardless of ability to pay. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text "TALK" to 38255.
- Connect for Health COLORADO, Colorado’s Official Health Insurance Marketplace. See what health insurance options are available or if you qualify for Medicaid (855-752-6749).
- COVIDLine provides free COVID-19 symptom screening, phone-based appointments with volunteer doctors, and routing and recommendations for leveraging local resources. The goal of the service is to provide reassurance and resources to hundreds of thousands of Colorado residents, including undocumented immigrants, who are concerned they may have COVID-19 symptoms but do not have healthcare. Spanish-speaking doctors and interpreters will be available. COVIDLine Telephone Hotline Numbers:
- Local: 720-902-9449
- Toll-free: 1-855-963-3721
- Jefferson Center for Mental Health (303-425-0300) is a nonprofit, community-focused mental health care and substance use services provider. They offer hope and support to individuals and families who are struggling with mental health issues and substance use disorders.
- Medicaid in Colorado is known as Health First Colorado. Health First Colorado is public health insurance for Coloradans who qualify. Medicaid is funded jointly by the federal government and Colorado state government, and is administered by the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing.
- Sheridan Clinic offers a variety of services to encompass all of a patient’s needs and strive to provide complete care to individuals with a focus on wellness and disease prevention. Sheridan Health Services, Inc. has two locations serving adults and children. The Sheridan Family Health Clinic and the Sheridan Youth Health Clinic both provide primary care and a comprehensive range of physical, behavioral, oral health, and pharmacy services.
- STRIDE Community Health Center provides health care to low-income, uninsured and underserved populations at multiple locations across the Denver Metro Area. STRIDE CHC is testing for COVID-19 and is offering telehealth visits. For more information call 303-360-6276.
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC) (303-692-2400) is The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC does not ask or keep information about visa status or citizenship. All responses are kept confidential. WIC gives you resources, knowledge and tools to help you and support your family. It’s free for moms, dads, grandparents, foster parents and all Colorado families who qualify. Whether you're pregnant, already a mom or raising a child younger than 5, you can get the right personalized support for you and your family. WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and children younger than age 5 healthy.
Find a complete, comprehensive list of resources including resources for HOUSING, MENTAL HEALTH, AGING & ADULT and more at www.jeffco.us/4019