CHW Story: Alisa Howard

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As a CHW Instructor and Workforce Developer, Alisa Howard is also a CHW at heart. After six years in the public health field, Howard took a CHW course in 2018. Prior to this course. Howard mentions that the state of Nevada had not explored bringing CHWs, it was only after the director of the Nevada […]

CHW Story: Champ Napier

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“After losing five people due to COVID, I wanted to encourage others and be a change agent”. Chris “Champ” Napier recently obtained his Community Health Worker certificate. Champ currently works as a client advocate for the Mobile County defender’s office. From the start of childhood, Champ was exposed to gun violence, witnessing the death of […]

Guest CHW Crew Postcast with Tasha Whitaker

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Thank you, Tasha for supporting CHWs and inviting me to share our upcoming project. Calling all CHWs to subscribe to her Podcast.

Who are Community Health Workers?

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A Community Health Worker (CHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural […]