ASTHO Event

Engaging Community Health Workers in Emergency Response

March 10, 2021
2-3 p.m. ET

In this expert-led webinar, state health agencies will have an opportunity to learn from the experiences of other state and local health departments that have piloted programs aimed at integrating community health workers into their COVID-19 response efforts. The webinar will also feature a speaker from a national organization to discuss the key role of community health workers in addressing health disparities and building community resilience.

Speakers:

  • Dulce A. Díez, MPH, MCHES, Director of Office of Health Disparities, Utah Department of Health
  • Jennifer Martin, JD, MA, Deputy Commissioner for Population Health and Disease Prevention, Baltimore City Department of Health
  • Denise Smith, MBA, CHW, Executive Director, National Association of Community Health Workers

The development of this webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under grant number 2 UD3OA22890-10-00. Information, content, and conclusions will be those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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