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November 2021. RCHD Hosts CHW Training Class Starting in January; Urban Baby Beginnings Training for Maternal and Child CHW; Toolkit for Addressing Health Misinformation; Submit your Membership for the CHW Development Council;
Videos Help to Promote the Virginia CHW Registry; Testifying Before Congress, North Carolina Physician Praises CHWs in the Fight Against COVID-19
October 2021. Update on CHWs for Healthy Virginia Grant; Demand for CHWs Projected to be Steady Up to 2030; Submit your Membership for the CHW Development Council; Podcast Series Examines Issues of Race and Health; Arizona Study Shows CHW Impact on Birthweight
July 2021. 1. Virginia Medicaid to Begin Providing Dental Services to Adults; ImmunizeVA Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Training July 12th and 13th - Register Now; Webinar series on diabetes prevention and management and CHWs; NACHW to Hold UNITY 2021 Conference July 28-29 - Register Now
June 2021. IPHI Submits CDC Grant Application as Agent of VDH; Virginia CHW Statewide Registry Update; NACHW to Hold UNITY 2021 Conference July 28-29 - Register Now
April 2021. Summary Results of Virginia Department of Health's Survey of Virginia CHWs; IPHI to Oversee Development of a Statewide CHW Registry; Webinar Link: CHWs and Achieving Health Equity in Diabetes; Research & Opinion Corner: Community Health Workers,
Emergency Department Visits and Rehospitalizations Among Heart Failure Patients
March 2021. Birth Sisters of Charlottesville; National Association of CHWs Sets Policy Agenda for Health Equity; Wisconsin Budget Includes $14 million for CHWs; CDC COVID-19 Resources for CHWs; Temple University to Host Virtual CHW Conference in April; Webinar and Online Resources: CHWs and Reducing Disparities in Diabetes; Research & Opinion Corner: Calculating ROI for Community Health
Workers: A Simple Example
February 2021. Webinars for CHWs: Importance of COVID-19 Vaccine and Skills to Communicate with Clients; Survey for CHWs: How has COVID-19 Impacted Communications With Clients?; CDC COVID-19 Resources Target Community-Based Organizations; Council Adopts Membership Guidance; Temple University to Host Virtual CHW Conference in April; Research & Opinion Corner: "This Group of Workers can Help Turnaround Quality of Life - and the Economy"
January 2021. Virginia Department of Health launches COVID-19 Vaccination Response website; COVID-19 Surge and Vaccine Focus on Role of CHWs plus COVID-19; training module for CHWs and CDC Resources; Virginia CHW Association Offers Virginia CHWs Chronic Disease "Toolkit"; Links to Virginia CHW Association Resources; CHW Online Resources: -IPHI webinar on the Social Determinants of Health and the Impact on Diabetes; Diabetes Training Modules - Midwestern Public Health Resource Center; Research Corner: Insights on COVID-19 from CHW Leaders