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General Health Information

Below is a summary of health information in the Greater Cleveland Area.
The life expectancy of residents of Cuyahoga County and the city of Cleveland has decreased by 1.4% from 2010 to 2016. 1)
The average life expectancy of residents in Cuyahoga County was 76.5 while the life expectancy in the city of Cleveland was 72.2 in 2016 much below the average of Ohio of 77.8 and the United States average life expectancy of 78.6 years.2)

Main Organizations
University Hospitals
Provides medical care and serves as a major emergency medical institution for local Clevelanders. 3)

MetroHealth
Provides medical care and serves as a major emergency medical institution for local Clevelanders.4)

Cleveland Clinic
Provides medical care and is a major hospital in Cleveland and in regards to the world. 5)

Medworks
Provides 100% free medical and dental care in the Cleveland area. Covers vision, dental, and medical. 6)

United Way Greater Cleveland
Funds many mental health and substance abuse treatment organizations in the Cleveland area. Conducts 2-1-1 HelpLink program to provide information and knowledge to people in need of health treatment. 7)

Federally qualified health centers:
Organizations that get funding to service underinsured and underserved communities.
1)Care Alliance = Mainly East Side = Parma, Lake Wood 2)Neighborhood Family Practice= Mainly West Side