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Addressing Nail Salon Worker Patient Health
A Health Center Toolkit

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues
Resource Subtopic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Social Determinants of Health, Clinical Issues, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes

Year Developed: 2016

Resource Type: Toolkit

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This toolkit focuses on providing information and tools that health centers can utilize to support engagement with patients who work in the nail salon industry. The report provides an overview of innovative approaches to nail salon patient engagement and provides information on how a health center can establish and implement programs to address the health disparities faced by nail salon workers while improving care for this population.

Resource Details: This toolkit includes health and safety educational materials, a sample workshop curriculum, and a provider screening process. It also describes ways in which health center staff can implement both patient and community focused activities to increase new health care and social services programs that are responsive and effective in addressing the unique needs of the nail salon worker population throughout the country.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.