At Santa Clara Family Health Plan we are dedicated to helping our members stay healthy and happy. We provide facts and services that enable people to understand and manage their health. We also partner with a number of agencies within the community to provide health education classes and programs that best meet the needs of our membership. Health Education services are designed to support our members in living healthier lives.
- Free 24-hour Interpreter Services (link)
- Health Education Programs
All classes and programs are provided free of charge to Santa Clara Family Health Plan members. Before attending a class, be sure to fill out a Health Education Referral Form. If you require help in a language other than English, 24-hour interpreter services are available.
For more information about services provided by Health Education, please call 1-800-260-2055 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Education Programs and Information
Camp Superstuff - 2016 Asthma Summer Camp
Every summer, Breathe California offers a week-long asthma day camp - Camp Superstuff. Designed for children 6-12 with asthma, Camp Superstuff blends asthma education curriculum with traditional summer camp activities.
For additional asthma health ed classes and resources please call SCFHP Customer Service at 1-800-260-2055 or email email@example.com.
Local organizations are offering free car seats and booster seats to families who qualify.
Santa Clara County Public Health’s Car Seat Safety Program
If you have questions about car seat safety or need help installing car and/or booster seats properly, participate in the Car Seat Safety Program.
Low-income families who are eligible may receive a FREE car seat. To be eligible, you must attend a car seat safety class, provide a photo ID and proof of
- Cash Aid;
- Head Start Registration; or
- WIC Enrollment Card
For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-310-2332.
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OUTREACH’s Children’s Car Seat Project
From now until June 15, 2016, OUTREACH, in collaboration with Santa Clara County’s Social Services Agency, will be distributing a limited number of car seats and booster seats to qualified CalWORKs participants.
- *Be an active CalWORKs participant in good standing;
- Have children that require a convertible car seat or booster seat (children under age 8 must be in a car or booster seat in the back seat of a vehicle.); and
- Complete the OUTREACH Children’s Car Seat Release Form.
Qualified recipients are eligible to receive:
- One car seat and/or one booster seat
- Two booster seats
For more information, contact OUTREACH at 408-436-2865 ext. 3205.
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*Parents exempt from CalWORKs requirements are not eligible.
Better Choices, Better Health. The Better Choices, Better Health program gives participants with one or more health conditions the skills to manage their health and stay active. Please see the program flyer for more information.
Black Infant Health
The Ujirani Family Resource Center offers programs and workshops for Black Infant Health. New and expectant mothers can join one of the Mothers' Empowerment Groups to learn how to have a healthy pregnancy and find support and friendship with other African American mothers. The Role of Men workshop is also available to provide information and assistance to fathers, expectant fathers or men contemplating fatherhood. Visit the links below to find out more:
- Prenatal Mothers' Empowerment Group
- Reduce Stress, Eat Well, Connect with Others
- Role of Men Workshop
Text 4 Baby
There are a lot of things to remember when you're pregnant or a new mom. Text4baby makes it easy to get important information, and it's free. Women who text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive free text messages three times per week, timed to their due date or their baby's birth date, through pregnancy and up until the baby's first birthday. Text4baby sends personalized messages directly to you, and the texts have information you can trust because they are developed by experts from all over the country.
Text4baby topics include:
- Nutrition for you and your baby
- Safe sleep tips
- Baby's milestones
- Signs and symptoms of labor
- Doctor visit and appointment reminders for you and your baby
- Breastfeeding advice
- Car seat safety
- Urgent health alerts
- Resource hotlines and websites
Would you like some tips to help you quit smoking? Download the Top 10 Tips to Quit Smoking flyer from California Smoker’s Helpline. For additional information, call 1-800-NO-BUTTS.
Download the flier in your preferred language below, or visit nobutts.org.
Vaccinations aren't just for flu season. They are important to stay healthy all year long. You can contact your provider to see if you need vaccinations and set up an appointment to get them.
Pregnant women and their partners should get Tdap (Tetanus/Diphtheria/Whooping Cough) and flu vaccines to help protect their unborn child.
Be sure to get a flu shot every year. You can get your shot from your provider, or from most chain pharmacies.
Visit Welltopia by DHCS - a site run by the California Department of Health Care Services. Welltopia is a great place to find tips about nutrition, physical activity, quitting smoking, relieving stress...and more!