Preventive & Primary Care
Providing a full range of primary and preventive healthcare services, including:
Provides information about methods of infant feeding. The ultimate goal is to provide the education and support necessary to increase both the rates and duration of the nursing experience. All WIC eligible clients with pre-weaned children.
Contact: (401) 519-1932
A six week health education program to provide education regarding self-management techniques needed to assist client with chronic disease including diabetes, asthma, depression, cardio-vascular disease, hypertension, cancer. Statewide referrals accepted. Any adult with chronic disease (or their spouse/caregiver), including diabetes, cancer, depression, hypertension, and cardio-vascular disease.
Contact (401) 519-1936
The Diabetes Education Program, facilitated by a CDOE Certified Registered Nurse, Dietitian, and Pharmacist, provides 6-week sessions to patients with diabetes and their caregivers/significant other. This is a statewide program for individuals diagnosed with diabetes. The Tri-Town Health Center is an American Diabetes Association Recognized Site of Excellence for Diabetes Education and is also a RI Department of Health CDOE Certified Site.
Contact (401) 519-1990
Provides CONFIDENTIAL health visits for physicals, PAP smears, STD screening, and other reproductive-related issues. Provides free contraceptives including oral, Depo-Provera, and patches. Available to men and woman of reproductive age who are uninsured or underinsured.
Contact: (401) 519-1940
Provides advocacy and assistance with applications for RIte Care and RIte Share. Provides pre-screening and assistance with Food Stamps, RI Medical Assistance, WIC, Head Start, Fuel Assistance, and Social Services. Statewide referrals accepted for eligible families with children 18 years of age and under and for pre-natal clients.
Contact: (401) 519-1970
Rapid and Standard testing available. Counseling and education services provided. Referrals accepted statewide.
Contact (401) 519-1940
Provides enrollment, screening and treatment for breast and cervical cancer. Offers free mammograms, PAP testing and office visits for uninsured women. Statewide program for woman between the ages of 40 and 64.
Program is conducted by certified, bilingual Tobacco treatment Specialists using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mode, and adheres to the Standards of Practice prescribed by the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence Services.
Provides monthly food vouchers to purchase nutritious food, including milk, eggs, cheese, iron fortified cereals, and juice. Monthly Nutrition Education and Counseling services are provided by Certified and Licensed Dietitians. WIC is a statewide program for pregnant and parenting women with infants and children under the age of 5 years. Sites in Johnston, Providence and Burrillville.