MomsFirst & Health Literacy

October is Health Literacy Awareness Month and MomsFirst is helping with bringing attention to this very important issue that effects everyone. Through involvement with the Health Literacy committee of the Healthy Cleveland Initiative, MomsFirst has previously trained the committee on the health-literate intervention, Baby Basics, and has received training for staff on health literacy strategies.

In this TV 20 segment, first watch Jessica Jurcak and Karen Komondor discuss health literacy and the local efforts to raise awareness. Then, Tiffany Ashley, MomsFirst Case Manager at Merrick House on TV 20, is interviewed regarding the involvement with MomsFirst.

http://www.tv20cleveland.com/healthy-cleveland-health-literacy-momsfirst/

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Leah Haslage, TV20 Program Manager/News Director with Tiffany Ashley, MomsFirst Case Manager.

 Leah with Jessica Jurcak, Program Coordinator of the Healthy Cleveland Initiative and Karen Komondor, Director of Organizational Development of the Health Literacy Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

Leah with Jessica Jurcak, Program Coordinator of the Healthy Cleveland Initiative and Karen Komondor, Director of Organizational Development of the Health Literacy Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.