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A Quick Guide for Kids and Families Vacationing in the Florida Keys

"MEDICALLY HOMELESS" KIDS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS  


 

HEALTH CARE FOR "MEDICALLY HOMELESS" KIDS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS  

This web page is provided as a service to children without health care in Monroe County.

Make a child in the Florida Keys a gift of Health Care.  Adopt a "Medically Homeless" child in the Florida Keys. There are over 5,000 uninsured children living in the Florida Keys (Monroe County). These children are "Medically Homeless", receiving no regular health care and are 25 times more likely to miss school and 8 times more likely to go to the emergency room for medical help.

There is a need for funds from the private sector to effectively reach the families of these "Medically Homeless Kids" in the Florida Keys. Send a check for $5 together with your name or business name, address and phone number to:

KidCare Director Keith Douglas
P.O. Box 932
Long Key, FL 33001

Make checks payable to:
The Rural Health Care Network of Monroe County, FL. Inc.

Florida State Inquiries:

www.floridakidcare.org

1-888-540-5437

1-888-540- KIDS

 

Florida KidCare is health for children from birth to age 18, who do not have insurance. Eligibility based on income and familty size.

Medikids for children age 1 through 4,

Healthy Kids for chidren age 5 to 18.

Children's medical services (CMS) Network for children from birth through 18 who have special health care and emotional needs or ongoing medical conditions.

Medicaid: for childrem from birth to 18.

 

Florida KidCare Application - call 1-888-540-5437

No charge for Medicaid, with monthly payments for MediKids, Healthy Kids, and CMS Network that vary depending on household size and income. Most families pay $15 monthly.

Covers doctor's visits, shots, surgery, vision, mental health, check-ups, hospital, prescriptions, hearing, emergencies

 


 

ACTIVITIES and PLACES TO VISIT for CHILDREN and FAMILIES
in the
FABULOUS FLORIDA KEYS 

To find out more about Kids' activities and places to see to make your children's visit to the Keys a rewarding and worthwhile experience, CLICK on the links in the navigtion bar to the left or provided below.

. GUIDE INTRODUCTION . KIDS AND RESORTS . BEACHES . NATURE WALKS .
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MUSEUMS . WATER SPORTS . MOVIES . DOLPHINS . KAYAKS . GOLF .
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BOATS TOURS . SNORKEL . DAY PROGRAMS . ATTRACTIONS .
. BIKING AND SKATING . FISHING . CHILD HEALTH TRAVEL .
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ICE CREAM . READING .

 

 
GIVE TO A FLORIDA KEYS' CHARITY

The links below are for charity organizations providing services for children in the Florida Keys.


[ CHILDREN'S SHELTER ]
[ FLORIDA KEYS KIDCARE ] [ KIDS IN SPECIAL SIUTUATIONS ]
[ GUARDIAN AD LITEM GUILD ]
[ OPERATION BRAVE KIDS ]

 

 

 
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