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Black Community COVID-19 Response Plan

"Adopt A Church, Empower Ourselves"

The African-American community has been disproportionately devastated by COVID-19.

 

People with weak immune systems are exposed to greater COVID-19 risks for adverse outcomes.

 

Diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity all weaken the immune system.

 

Of COVID-19 patients, 57% had hypertension, 42% were obese and 34% had diabetes.*(source)

 

Our people suffer from all three of these risk factors more than any other group. If these disease conditions were better managed, the risk of COVID-19 infection and deaths could have been significantly reduced.

We at Hico Health, aim to teach our community how to treat their diabetes and high blood pressure, all through our smart phone Hico Health App.

We are a Black-owned, woman-owned, telehealth company that partners with churches to deliver health information to where it is most effective and most needed. 

 

We have launched a nation wide health campaign that secures funding from donors that allow churches to create and sustain technology enabled health programs and outreach in their communities, which is OUR community.

Join us in battling one of the greatest challenges

in our community of our lifetime

The Long Game

  • To teach our community how to take accountability for their health

  • To teach how to actively manage in and some cases reverse diabetes and high blood pressure effectively including how to consistently lower blood sugar

  • To demonstrate cause-and-effect relationships with our food sources

  • To teach a lifetime of healthier habits

Get To Know Us

  • We are a telehealth company that focuses on Black health

  • We use evidence-based research as a foundation

  • We are a collection of best-in-class medical professionals

  • We are Pharmacists, Dietitians, Optometrists and Nurses who specialize in diabetes treatment

  • We teach people in a way that resonates with our culture because we are FROM the community

Our Partner

  • Our community is in the church

  • Our community trusts the church

  • Combining the reach and distribution of the church with our expertise, support and technology is the most efficient way to accomplish the goal

We are asking YOU to Adopt A Church

  • Your $3,000 sponsorship allows a church to offer all of its members five full years of comprehensive support from our Digital Diabetes Program

  • Your money will touch real people who need help the most -- our people

  • Adopt A Church and challenge a friend or colleague to do so as well. Now is your time to support our community. Adopt A Church of your choosing or, if you prefer, choose a church on our waitlist, click here.

If you are a church that has been impacted by COVID-19 and cannot afford to access to our health solution and would like to be considered for a gift, click here.

Dacia Bryant - Founder

  • Chief Health Officer

  • Pharmacist

  • Diabetes Care & Education Specialist

Full Bio

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