NORWICH — The Dental Task Force is a United Way initiative. It’s a partnership with a lot of people bringing oral health to local communities. Members include The Planning Department and Public Health collaborate, Fidelis, and partnered Chenango Health Network.
United Way Executive Director Elizabeth Monaco said, “We have about 50 organizations right now that we raise money for and allocate monies across four counties and also do collaborations with the Dental Task Force, as it falls into that category. The monies we raise comes from the local communities and from the four counties.”
“A few years ago we did an event with the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) military reservists from the Department of Defense that delivers joint training to increase deployment readiness.The IRT team was here for two weeks and provided at no cost; medical, vision, dental, and veterinary care for our community.”
Source: United Way And Dental Task Force Supports Local Oral Health / The Evening Sun