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A new approach to health care for small-to-medium sized businesses

 WHAT:            The Wayne Health Mobile Unit and Detroit Chassis, a Detroit-based automotive supplier, are partnering in a preventive health care event for Detroit Chassis employees and their families.

Ford Motor Company was instrumental in the two Detroit-based organizations coming together, having worked with Wayne Health and other program partners throughout the pandemic to mobilize health initiatives. Detroit Chassis is a Ford supplier, and Ford is a collaborator in Wayne Health’s mobile health program, providing the custom-fit Transit vehicles used to deliver mobile health services throughout the community.

Detroit Chassis employees will receive the following free health services:

  • blood testing for diabetes, cholesterol and kidney function
  • blood pressure screening
  • COVID-19 testing and vaccines
  • school immunizations and sports physicals
  • child wellness exams
  • HIV screening
  • behavioral health and patient education resources
  • primary care physician referrals

WHEN:            Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 1 – 5 p.m.

WHERE:         Detroit Chassis, 6501 Lynch Rd., Detroit

WHY:              This event is the kick-off of a new, ongoing partnership between Wayne Health and Detroit Chassis to offer easy access to quality, on-site, mobile health care for Detroit Chassis associates. It’s an innovative way to provide “care your way, where you work” for employees of small-to-medium sized businesses, to improve employee and community health outcomes.

WHO:              Interviews with Wayne Health providers, Detroit Chassis leadership and associates.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: go to https://www.waynehealthcares.org/wayne-health-and-detroit-chassis-partner-in-program-to-improve-health-with-on-site-preventive-care/

Wayne Health, Colette Stimmell, 248-880-8881, cmstimmell@gmail.com

Detroit Chassis, Linda Ratliff-Watkins, 313-350-9017, lratliff@detroitchassis.com

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