Preventive Health

About Preventive Health | Program Resources

The Refugee Preventive Health Program (RPH) is part of the Division of Refugee Health. This program supports medical screenings in accordance with the Revised Medical Screening Guidelines for Newly Arriving Refugees (per ORR State Letter 12-09) and follow-up activities to newly arriving refugees. States and state-alternative programs and their designated health agencies receive RPH funding that:

  • Reduces the spread of infectious disease
  • Ensures ailments are identified and treated
  • Promotes preventive health practices
  • Good health practices facilitate successful integration and self-sufficiency.

RPH supports the following health services:

  • Health screenings for contagious diseases
  • Health assessments for chronic and other health conditions
  • Interpreter services
  • Information and referral to local health centers/clinics and Medicaid providers
  • Follow-up services to ensure appropriate treatment
  • Health education
  • Collection of medical screening data

Additional Resources and Information

List of Current Grantees

Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance


Health Insurance Marketplace

 

Contact Information
See Yang
Senior Program Analyst, Division of Refugee Health
Office of Refugee Resettlement
Administration for Children and Families
901 D Street, SW
Washington, DC 20447
Phone: 202.401.4579
Fax: 202.401.5487
 

  • Preventive Health Grants

    Published: October 31, 2012
    Contacts and funding amounts for new grantees of the Preventive Health program.
  • Policy Guidance & Reporting Forms

    Published: September 27, 2012
    Legislative Authority Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Click here for a description about the Act and how it was created. Also link to the
  • RHIN - Refugee Health Information Network

    Published: September 18, 2012
    The Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) features multilingual and culturally appropriate health information materials for refugees and  health providers.
  • Policy Guidance/State Letters

    Published: April 5, 2012
    Indices of letters sent to State Refugee Coordinators during each calendar year on pertinent issues for State administered refugee programs.
  • Report Forms

    Published: April 5, 2012
    This section provides Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) report forms for all federal grants, including
  • Policy Guidance/State Letters

    Published: April 5, 2012
    Indices of letters sent to State Refugee Coordinators during each calendar year on pertinent issues for State administered refugee programs.
  • Report Forms

    Published: April 5, 2012
    This section provides Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) report forms for all federal grants, including
  • Policy Guidance & Reporting Forms

    Published: September 27, 2012
    Legislative Authority Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Click here for a description about the Act and how it was created. Also link to the
  • Preventive Health Grants

    Published: October 31, 2012
    Contacts and funding amounts for new grantees of the Preventive Health program.
  • RHIN - Refugee Health Information Network

    Published: September 18, 2012
    The Refugee Health Information Network (RHIN) features multilingual and culturally appropriate health information materials for refugees and  health providers.
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