About the Oral Health Program
The Local Oral Health Program (LOHP) is a state-wide program funded by the Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 (Prop 56) and administered through the California Department of Public Health, Office of Oral Health. The LOHP's mission is to improve the oral health of all Fresno County residents through the prevention, education, linkage to dental treatment, and through organized community efforts. The LOHP will assess the oral health needs of the community, develop an Oral Health Needs Assessment, Oral Health Evaluation Plan, and strategic action plan to address the oral health needs of the community.
5 Oral Health Program Goals
- Build Community Capacity
To build community capacity and engage stakeholders through community partnerships to integrate oral health services into their respective system.
- Improve Access for School Children
To improve access to oral health care through preventive, restorative, and educational services for school-children 6 to 11 years of age.
- Improve Outcomes School Children
To improve oral health outcomes for children 6 to 11 years of age served by the program.
- Improve Access for Pregnant Women
To improve access to oral health care services for pregnant women.
- Improve Oral Health Literacy
To improve the oral health literacy of residents in Fresno County.
Oral Health Needs Assessment.pdf
Oral Health Evaluation Plan.pdf
Community Health Improvement Plan.pdf
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The Fresno City College Dental Hygiene Clinic is offering low cost services!
The Fresno City College Dental Hygiene Clinic is now accepting patients. Low cost services are available to the public. Services include dental cleaning and x-rays for $15.00 each (no insurance necessary).
Call 559-244-2601 to make an appointment.
The hours this semester are:
Monday 8am – 12pm
Tuesday 5pm – 9pm
Wednesday 8am – 12pm
Thursday 1pm – 5pm
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