To Strengthen The Public Health Response To COVID-19, We Need Community Health Workers

NEPHTC is proud that our upcoming Speaker Denise Octavia Smith recent article published on the importance of Community Health Workers in our COVID-19 response. Denise is hosting part three of our COVID-19 Peer Learning and Support for Community Health Workers Webinar Series just published in the Health Affairs Blog about how we need to incorporate CHWs in our public health emergency response.  She points out that CHWs have now been designated “essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 pandemic” by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Congratulations at being recognized, CHWs!

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