Florida

The Innovations Fund

Phase: 2019

Big Bend Rural Healthcare Community Health Worker Initiative

Project Description:

The Big Bend Area Health Education Center, in partnership with the Florida Action Coalition, seeks to develop and deliver a comprehensive community health worker (CHW) training program for the Big Bend area of Florida. Through collaboration with community partners, they will develop a curriculum to prepare nurses and CHWs to meet the healthcare needs of an underserved population and address health disparities in the region.