NACHW National Policy Platform

It is with great excitement that we share with you all the NACHW National Policy Platform. This document is an important tool to promote national professional identity, leadership and capacity of CHWs and our Associations. This document was created over the past year of town hall calls with over 30 CHW Associations, 3 national CHW polls,

Full Report: An Environmental Scan to Inform CHW Strategies Within the Morehouse NCRN

Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Background 13 The Morehouse School of Medicine’s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) 14 Environmental Scan 16 State Specific Descriptions 28 Listening Sessions 42 Key Informant Perspectives on Challenges and Strategies to Partner & Engage Populations of Focus 48 Appendix 55 On December 12, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control

Executive Summary: An Environmental Scan to Inform CHW Strategies within the Morehouse NCRN

On December 12, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend that persons over the age of 16 receive the Pfizer coronavirus (SARS COV-2) vaccine in the United States, one day after the Food and Drug Administration approved emergency use authorization of the same. While hailed as

We’re Hiring! COVID-19 Community Engagement Liaison

Community Health Workers are invited to submit a Letter of Interest by January 15th, 2020, in order to serve as one of NACHW’s COVID-19 Community Engagement Liaison (CEL), for the period of January – June 30th, 2021. Job description: The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) is a non-profit, membership organization of CHWs and

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              Leading Health Equity Organizations Launch National Community-Based Workforce Alliance Collaboration formed to advocate for local community health workforces and fill critical gaps in pandemic response efforts  Los Angeles, CA –

Louisiana Community Health Worker Workforce Study Committee Report

The Louisiana Community Health Worker Workforce Study Committee Report Prepared By: Meredith Sugarman, MPH Pascaline Ezouah, BS Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH Center for Healthcare Value and Equity Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans Executive Summary: Community health workers (CHWs) are frontline public health professionals who are trusted members of and/or have an

Contact Tracing Programs Have to Work with Local Communities to be Successful

Contact tracing programs have to work with local communities to be successful People won’t pick up the phone if they don’t trust the person on the other end By Nicole Wetsman  | Jun 10, 2020, 12:17pm EDT Tracking the spread of COVID-19 could help fight the pandemic — but a lot of people aren’t answering the