Access to Care Annual Luncheon with guest speak Dr. Nick Hall presenting "I know what to do, so why don't I do it?"
June 14, 2019
Westchester, IL – Access to Care is hosting the annual luncheon on Friday, September 13, 2019 with special guest speaker Dr. Nick Hall at the Union League Club, Chicago for an afternoon of networking with leaders in the Cook County community.
Dr. Hall blends his formal medical science training with unique personal experiences when discussing the impact emotions have upon health and performance. With a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and an honorary MD, he has conducted mind-body research, which has been published in numerous books and scientific journals. He’s also been featured on CBS’s 60-Minutes, the BBC NOVA Series, and the Emmy Award program, Healing and the Mind produced by Bill Moyers for PBS.
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September 14, 2018
Westchester, IL — The annual U.S. Census Bureau report, American Community Survey, from 2016 to 2017, the percentage of people without health insurance coverage increased in 14 states. Illinois is one of those states. The American Community Survey reported that “In 2017, people in poverty (the population living below 100 percent of poverty) had the lowest health insurance coverage rate, at 83.0 percent,” nationwide.
September 13, 2018
Westchester, IL – Access to Care is hosting a community health and resource fair on Saturday, September 29 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Stickney from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to the public and features a great line-up of vendors for residents to visit. A few highlights of the fair include Walgreens providing free flu vaccines (while supplies last) to uninsured, attendees with insurance can get their flu shots and Walgreens will bill the insurance. The Cook County Clerk will be registering voters and have a voting booth on site to practice. A local fitness trainer will be doing a healthy cooking demonstration as well as a low-impact workout.