We’ve been talking a lot lately about the Co-Location of Services strategy outlined in the Marion County Early Intervention and Prevention strategic plan. Co-location means housing multiple types of services (GED classes, legal aid, and early childhood education programs, for example) all in one building.
A recent news article takes this idea of co-location outside the box, offering health care education and services at hair salons, barbershops and tattoo salons. This innovative approach is making health information and healthcare services more accessible. Read the article that discussses how organizations like the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health are helping Harlem Barbershops and Salons Double as Health Clinics.
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