Challenges to Health Care Accessibility

Kristin Wallace, Executive Director of the Rock River Free Clinic will talk about “Challenges to Health Care Accessibility” on Thurs., Nov. 16, at 7pm in the Whitewater Municipal Building’s Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater), hosted by the The League of Women Voters® of the Whitewater Area. This program is free and open to the public, but a collection of non-perishable food items for the Whitewater Food Pantry will also take place at this meeting.

The clinic, located in Jefferson, is a partnership between the clinic’s Board, Fort HealthCare, and Jefferson County’s Heath Department.

book coverIf you would like to learn more, Andersen Library resources may be able to help, with books such as Health care as a social good: Religious values and American democracy (online via Project MUSE), state government information such as the report of the Special Committee on Health Care Access published by the Wisconsin Legislative Council in 2012 (available online or in print in the 2nd-floor Wisconsin Documents collection, LEG 1:2011/13), federal government information such as the “Access to Health Services” information from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and articles including “Expanding access to care: Scope of practice laws” (The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 2017, vol.45:no.1, Suppl., pp.33-36, doi:10.1177/1073110517703316).

If you’d like assistance with finding additional information, please ask a librarian (choose chat or email, phone 262-472-1032, or visit the Reference Desk).

Andersen Library is a federal depository library with federal government documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in various formats (print, DVD/CD-ROM, online). Check out your government at Andersen Library!

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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