The Florida Department of Health | State of Florida
The Florida Department of Health
TYPE OF PROJECT
Refugee Health Assessments
- Turnkey Services
- Refugee Health Assessments
- Vaccination Services
- Laboratory Services
- Patient Registration
- Data Management
- Staffing and Infrastructure
- Medical Equipment
- Supply Chain Management
- Appointment Scheduling
- Cold Chain Storage
CDR Health has joined forces with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in a collaboration aimed at addressing the critical Refugee Health Services backlog. This initiative is made possible through generous funding from The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and the Florida Department of Children and Families. Once refugees finish their eligibility process with the DPH and join the refugee program, CDR Health conducts a thorough initial health assessment, encompassing lab tests, vaccinations, and a comprehensive health evaluation, all within 90 days.
- Protect the health of the general population by promptly diagnosing and treating eligible, newly arriving refugees with communicable diseases.
- Reduce and/or eliminate barriers to healthcare that may adversely impact effective resettlement of eligible, newly arriving refugees into our community.
- The provision of laboratory services using CDR Labs, our own internal laboratory company, offering numerous advantages for a seamless process and faster turnaround times for lab results.
- Served over 60,000 refugees.
- Operating and providing turnkey refugee health assessment services in five (5) centers throughout the State of Florida.
- Serving eligible individuals including Refugees, Asylees, Cuban & Haitian Asylum Applicants, Cuban & Haitian Entrants, Amerasians, Iraqi/Afghan special immigrants, and victims of human trafficking.
- Appropriately and expeditiously respond to any adverse events or other medical emergency and provide patients with the appropriate level of care on-site or arrange for appropriate transportation for care off-site.
- Ensured all staff follow all relevant infection control protocols (e.g., wearing appropriate PPE).
- The provision of staffing, patient registration, and appointment scheduling.