City of La Mesa
COMMUNITIES FOR HEALTHY KIDS
|Community: La Mesa (San Diego County)||Population: 56,666|
Summary: Children’s health insurance effort was
part of the city’s larger effort to promote health and wellness.
Activities included partnering with schools to promote health
insurance information, and outreach and enrollment opportunities
at several community festivals.
- Health plans participate in “Summer Healthcare Saturday” at local shopping mall.
- Health plans participate in annual Kids Care Fest which attracted hundreds of families.
- City established a partnership with a local not-for profit with staff who can assist families complete enrollment application.
- City promotes outreach events and health coverage options with information available at city recreation center, swimming classes, camps, community center lobby and local community college.