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Health in Montgomery County Town Hall - Shared screen with speaker view
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
17:36
Rita can you speak up a bit or turn your volume up? Thanks.
Juliette Williams
17:51
I can not hear
Laura Mitchell
18:30
It is also hard to see the small screen with the double screen.
Alana Aronin
18:36
Please move closer to your speaker
Angela Samsock
18:37
Maybe adjust your headset mic
Phyllis
18:50
I have my volume turned all the way up and can just barely hear her.
Maggie Olszewska
19:10
It may help if she increases her volume within Zoom. She can go to the microphone icon, click on the arrow, and select audio settings. Then, she can increase microphone volume.
Laura Mitchell
19:17
It's tough to hear her.
Sheilah O'Connor
19:31
I'm hearing Rita ok, too, but I turned my volume up high.
Angeline Bell
19:40
I can hear ok
Emily Brown (She/Her) HIV/STI Services
21:35
Perfect!
Jennifer Cooper
21:38
The volume is low for me but steady. With my controls turned up I can hear you just fine.
Emily Brown (She/Her) HIV/STI Services
21:40
That is the correct view.
Felicia Hugee
26:47
Here is the Link to the Health in Montgomery County 2010-2019 Surveillance Report https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS/Resources/Files/Health%20in%20Montgomery%20County%202010-19.pdf
Laura Mitchell
31:29
How do we stop using stigmatizing language?
Gabrielle
31:37
I am interested in learning more about the Radford Arsenals air pollution rates in the area
Laura Mitchell
31:48
Lots of "abuse" language in the presentation.
Inez Noelin
31:56
Is there an action plan to address the inequities?
Laura Mitchell
35:05
Thank you
Gabrielle
35:07
I am interested just due to the high rates of tuberculosis and cardiovascular disease in the areas. Scientific literature will show that tuberculosis and heart disease can be brought on by particulates in the air pollution that can clog arteries. I am wondering about follow up to the Montgomery county's mystery mortality rate article.
Laura Mitchell
37:15
Another item on my "wish list" is to include some of the YRBS questions in the MCPS school climate survey to get more timely and actionable information. It takes too long to get the national results back.
Susan Emery
37:58
YRBS?
Gabrielle
38:19
thank you!
Dr. Raymond Crowel
39:11
Youth Risky Behaviors Survey
Laura Mitchell
39:50
Sorry, I really try to avoid undefined acronyms.
Dr. Raymond Crowel
39:55
Agreed Laura on YRBS
Laura Mitchell
47:46
Are we taking steps to facilitate Medicaid billing by MCPS for services delivered in our schools?
Laura Mitchell
48:30
And/or billing by HHS for services delivered in schools.
Angela Samsock
01:06:24
How are we addressing health inequity among the Asian population? Such as a culturally tailored diabetes education program. I noticed the proposed Y23 budget designates $1.2 million to the AAHI compared to the African American at $2.9 and Hispanic Health at $2.2 million. The African American Health Initiative has a lot of health related support including diabetes. There is also a Spanish diabetes program in the county. The Healthy People 2030 has an overarching goal to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity. MC is not achieving health equity by not having a diabetes program that is tailored to the Asian population and not providing adequate funding compared to other ethnic groups.
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:06:37
Laura, we will follow up regarding the HHS/PHS support to Medicaid billing to MCPS for school-based services. We do not provide direct Medicaid billing support to MCPS; however, there may some support via our School-based health and wellness centers or other HHS service areas. Please send us your email and we will follow up with you and provide a response to our participants today. Thank you for your questions.
Laura Mitchell
01:07:03
Please feel free to join MCCPTA health fairs that we wrap around vaccine clinics at MCPS schools and elsewhere. It's a great community outreach and education opportunity. We have one Saturday at Paint Branch High School. (English flyer https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Srtpc6cB4Q1vc6kRk-AOjTlcYEaaXEJQ/view?usp=sharing), (Spanish flyer https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zfdoq1Tijrgg3EO_-w4yKtCHTseq7SBN/view?usp=sharing).
Laura Mitchell
01:07:26
Laura@lauramitchell.org or VPAdvocacy@mccpta.org
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:09:57
Thanks, Laura. And I will see you Saturday @PBHS.
Patricia Maclay, MD
01:15:32
Will the Chronic Care Model method when used in the doctors office, be reimbursed by insurance??
Jenna Umbriac
01:17:17
Any planned County support for orgs that want to stand up a DPP course? Manna is interested as we see this as a great connection to providing healthful food assistance.
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:17:48
I will be there with Dr. McKnight. Please let us know when you have another event and we will participate w/ an info. table.
Inez Noelin
01:22:19
What efforts are made to make information available to individuals , esp. older adults who do not have access to technology or have difficulty using technology .Thanks for all you do!
Dr. Christopher Rogers
01:25:10
The Chronic Care Model is an approach for providing care for persons with chronic diseases. No reimbursement for this. Chronic Care Management is reimbursed by insurance.
Nkossi Dambita
01:25:17
How can we get the Health Report?
Dr. Christopher Rogers
01:25:51
Happy to discuss more Jenna about partnering on a DPP course.
Felicia Hugee
01:25:53
Here is the Link to the Health in Montgomery County 2010-2019 Surveillance Report https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS/Resources/Files/Health%20in%20Montgomery%20County%202010-19.pdf
Laura Mitchell
01:26:41
Have you developed an MOU with MCPS to be in the schools, in the wellness centers, to test and counsel on STIs and HIV prevention and treatment options? That would be very helpful.
Dr. Christopher Rogers
01:27:56
HHS' Aging & Disability team continues to make information available to older adults. Our Public Health team works closely with them to ensure the same for older adults.
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:28:07
Aging and Disability Resource Unit (ADRU) Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services 240-777-3000 (Voice).
Inez Noelin
01:28:51
Any data on HIV Aids and older adult women?
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:31:16
We provide reproduction health education and information regarding STI/HIV resources services.
Dr. Christopher Rogers
01:32:30
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/healthymontgomery/programs/type-2-diabetes/index.html
Laura Mitchell
01:36:26
YES! We have deficits in many services for youth in general, but it is particularly acute for LGBTQIA+ youth.
Emily Brown (She/Her) HIV/STI Services
01:38:42
Emily Halden Brown (she/her)Program Manager | Ending the HIV EpidemicMontgomery County Public Health Services2000 Dennis Avenue | Suite 23Silver Spring, MD 20902Phone: 240-773-1172 | Fax: 240-777-1039Email: Emily.Brown@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov
Chunfu Liu
01:38:56
More detailed County-level HIV data at https://health.maryland.gov/phpa/OIDEOR/CHSE/SiteAssets/Pages/statistics/Montgomery-County-Annual-HIV-Epidemiological-Profile--2020.pdf
Dr. Christopher Rogers
01:40:08
We’d love to have you as part of our Unite 2 Integrate Diabetes Coalition community. With your support we can work together to focus on assessing needs, raising awareness of the burden of chronic diseases, and promoting uptake of prevention, education, and promotion efforts. Get involved by clicking on the link below and help us be a voice for our Montgomery County residents. https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/healthymontgomery/programs/type-2-diabetes/get-involved.html
Patricia Maclay, MD
01:44:25
Can you expand on the Emotional Wellbeing component of the T2D programs.
Lucy Kalunde
01:49:34
DDS Survey - is the tool we use. https://diabetesdistress.org/take-dd-survey Copying strategies include - Peer support Group referrals- DSMP workshop support (in the works) among other support services.
Juliette Williams
01:53:49
how do we access the audio?
Dr. James Bridgers Jr
01:53:55
Thank you for joining us this afternoon!