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WATCH: How to eliminate barriers to care for those with disabilities

Jan 20, 2019

Going in for a mammogram, learning how to keep your cholesterol in check, and understanding your blood pressure all represent basic health care. And yet, what might be called “basic” and “easily accessible” are anything but for some individuals with disabilities. There are a number of gaps and barriers to healthcare impacting the long term health of some in the Rochester community. On this edition of Need to Know, we make these disparities known plus discuss measures to eliminate barriers to care.