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  • School HealthOLD
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/School-HealthOLD/#139367-Accordion Title 3

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  • Health Equity
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Health-Equity/#150867-Health Inequities
    Health inequities are a subset of health inequalities that are modifiable, associated with social disadvantage, and considered ethically unfair...
  • Oral HealthOLD
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Oral-HealthOLD/#6307-Community Water Fluoridation

    The safety and benefits of fluoride are well documented and for 70 years people in the United States have benefited from drinking water with fluoride. Fluoridated water keeps the teeth strong and reducing decay by approximately 25% in children and adult- leading to saving money, and helping families and individuals live better, healthier lives. It has been found that for every dollar spent on community water fluoridation, up to $38 is saved in treatment costs for tooth decay.

    In Louisiana only 43% of residents receive the benefits of Community Water Fluoridation, compared to almost 75% nationally. In 2008, Governor Jindal signed Act 761 which mandates that water systems with over 5,000 connections initiate water fluoridation. As fluoride is nature's cavity fighter, community...

  • Oral HealthOLD
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Oral-HealthOLD/#68318-Healthcare Professionals
    in participating in the Louisiana Dental Loan Program? Find more information here. Learn more about fluoride varnish applications and training opportunities at Smiles for Life Bright Futures in Practice: Oral Health—Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition is designed to help health professionals implement specific oral health guidelines during pregnancy and postpartum, infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence, and it addresses risk assessment for dental caries, periodontal disease, malocclusion, and injury....
  • School HealthOLD
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/School-HealthOLD/#139167-School Health Index

    The School Health Index (SHI) is an online self-assessment and planning tool that schools can use to improve their health and safety policies and programs.  The SHI helps schools to identify their strengths and weaknesses and create an action plan based on their results.  Well-Ahead offers hands-on workshops and technical assistance to schools interested in exploring the SHI. If you are interested in having a workshop in your district, email Kate Holmes at kate.holmes@la.gov

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  • How To Quit
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    you start smoking cigarettes before Sept. 1, 1988 and want to quit? You may qualify for the Smoking Cessation Trust! This program provides for the reimbursement of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Telephone Quit Line Services, Office Visits and Counseling. For more information on what resources are covered under the program and if your eligible for services in the program. Click to find out if you qualify > Fax to Quit Check with your doctor if he or she is a certified Fax-to-Quit provider!...
  • Early Childhood Health
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Early-Childhood-Health/#137967-Accordion Title 3

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  • Early Childhood Health
    http://wellaheadla.com/Programs/Early-Childhood-Health/#138167-Accordion Title 3

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  • Tobacco-Free Data
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    in more tobacco related data? Please fill out the form request below and someone will contact you. You can also learn more by visiting...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    Health Data for Louisiana Estimated Oral Health Prevalence's in...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    or Reduced Fee Clinics http://www.ladental.org/lda/public-resources/community-clinics Find providers for Medicaid or LaCHIP http://www.mcnala.net/en/find-dentist Adults with a BayouHealth plan may be eligible for certain dental benefits Learn more »...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    CDC Oral Health Data Indicators Download PDF » 2012 Bright Smiles for Bright Futures – Basic Screening Survey Download PDF » 2013 Community Water Fluoridation Download PDF »...
  • Our Partners
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    better health outcomes for our state would not be possible without the work of our local partners working directly in communities across Louisiana. These local partnerships help highlight the challenges local residents face when trying to lead healthier lives and help their communities overcome those challenges. Together with our partners, we can ensure that all Louisiana citizens have the resources and opportunities to make informed, healthy choices. WellAhead's partners include those listed below. Our...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    Facts... In 2011 the death rate due to cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx was 3.8 per 100,000, making Louisiana 2nd highest in the U.S. (US 2.5) and there were 638 new cases An estimated 41.9% of third grade students have untreated tooth decay Only 43.4% percent of Louisiana residents receive fluoridated water compared to 74.6% nation wide Risk factors for oral and periodontal (gum) disease: 10.9% of adults in Louisiana have diabetes, 5% have cardiovascular disease, 23.5% are current smokers, and 6.4% report heavy alcohol use 53 of 64 parishes are designated as dental health professional shortage...
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