Crescent Community Health Center

Crescent Community Health Center

Who do we serve?

- Many Dubuque-area residents do not access any healthcare services.
- Due to financial barriers families and individuals often use hospital emergency rooms for their primary care.
- 8.2% of individuals in Dubuque County report no health insurance coverage.
- The non-white population in Dubuque County increased from 2.9% in 2002 to 3.5% in 2003.
- The elderly population (over 65 years) is 14.5% in Dubuque County.
- Almost 15% of the work force is employed in service occupations that rarely have affordable health insurance.
- 16.2% of Dubuque County's employers do not offer health insurance benefits, affecting approximately 8,774 employees.
- 42.6% of Dubuque County's employers do not offer dental insurance, affecting approximately 23,072 employees.
- Quality healthcare is available to all.
- Crescent Community Health Center will provide a śmedical home ť for those who have none.
- Allows the Dubuque area to access state and federal healthcare funds that are not currently accessible.
- Prescription medications will be accessible and affordable through a reduced-fee pharmacy program.
- Collaboration between all the healthcare providers will be strengthened.

Examples
-An adult female whose front teeth are fractured and so sharp that when she is home she covers them with silicone earplugs so they don't cut her lips or tongue.

This dental assistance location provided is subject to change. We work to maintain an accurate list, but we urge you to call the location directly for further information as may have changed since this posting was created.

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