Smoke and Vape-Free Workplace Policy
On the heels of the growing deadly epidemic of flavored e-cigarettes among youths and other vulnerable populations, Latino Kids Health Center (LKHC) a Federally Qualified Health Center in Montebello, is taking the lead in implementing a strict policy prohibiting smoking and vaping on all company premises.
The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting 10 a.m. October 22 at 901 W. Whittier Blvd., Montebello to mark the launch of a comprehensive anti-tobacco campaign among staff and patients at the non-profit clinic. The facility serves about 4,000 patients in underserved neighborhoods in East Los Angeles, Metro Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel Valley.
LK Health is one of nearly 10,200 primary care providers at 5,000 NHSC-approved health care sites improving the health of the communities we serve every day.
Latino Kids Health is a non-profit 501(c)(3), Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).
LK Health is committed to providing quality and affordable health care to undeserved and uninsured Latino populations and the general public in Los Angeles County. This community is primarily comprised of low-income Latino immigrants who are uninsured.
LK Health is committed to delivering quality patient-focused health care through qualified practitioners who are culturally and linguistically competent and can address the health concerns of patients in an efficient and effective manner. LK Health is located in Montebello and provides services to patients throughout parts of East Los Angeles, Metro Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel Valley.
LK Health receives funding from the Department of Health and Human Services, and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
LK Health is proud to have achieved the status of a
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition.
The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of care that places patients at the forefront of care. PCMH’s build better relationships between people and their clinical care teams. Research shows that we improve quality, the patient experience and staff satisfaction, while reducing health care costs.
NCQA’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program is the most widely adopted Patient-Centered Medical Home evaluation program in the country. More than 12,000 practices (with more than 60,000 clinicians) are recognized by NCQA. And more than 100 payers support NCQA recognition through financial incentives or coaching.
LK Health has earned recognition through NCQA, it means we have made a commitment to providing a commitment to quality improvement within our practice and a patient-centered approach to care that results in patients that are happier and healthier.