Access to healthcare
There are roughly 2,742 women ages 18–54 in Linn County who are uninsured. Even with insurance, women often struggle to afford high deductibles, co-pays for prescriptions, preventative treatments and exams, medical supplies, and other healthcare services.
United Way’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) addresses unmet needs to help un- and under-insured women in Linn County have better access health services they need. WLI provides funding to the following partners for a variety of services including preventative care, prescription assistance, dental care, vision care, medical supplies, and co-pay assistance.