Community Health Worker
Connecting with community
Whether it’s members of our community to their resources or community partners to one another, the Community Health Worker program strives to build a sense of togetherness through connection.
CHW staff funding was provided through the Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 from the CDC
Contact a community health worker now!
8:30am - 5:00pm
Closed on Federal and State Holidays
CHW Program Resource and Referral
The CHW Program Resource and Referral is here for you. We serve as a connection for community members to their community resources. Whatever your need is, we will identify goals within them and help assist you in creating a plan of action to achieve them.
CHW Program Resource and Referral Schedule:
These events are re-occurring weekly or bi-weekly. All community members that are in need of assistance are welcome to attend.
Epworth UMC Wolf Center
Every Monday and Tuesday from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Western Nevada Community College
Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, by appointment
CHW Program Connecting with Community
The CHW Program is here for our community. From disseminating health education, to lending a hand out our local food pantries. From helping serve meals to helping sort clothes. The CHW Program Community outreach supports community events and programming by helping our community partners serve Churchill County.
CHW Program Outreach Schedule:
Food Bank of Northern Nevada Senior Mobile at the Pennington Life Center
Every first and second Thursday of the month 9:00am to 10:30am
Food Bank of Northern Nevada Mobile Harvest - Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe
Every First Tuesday of the month 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Community Health Worker Whole Child Wellness Initiative
The Whole Child Wellness Initiative utilizes CATCH - Coordinated Approach to Child Health: Curriculum & Training program, an evidence based CDC Prevention Research Center tool, and the US Department of Health and Human Services We Can! Energize Our Community: Toolkit for Action, to teach healthy habits and promote positive behaviors. CATCH currently has more than 130 peer reviewed scientific studies that demonstrate its effectiveness. It also is in 15,000 schools and serves 3 million students in 15 different countries.
The WCW Initiative works withinthe One Choice Prevention framework that pairs cognitive studies/neuroscience with data to prevent high risk behaviors within preadolescence.
Whole Child Wellness Initiative Schedule:
Epworth Hero Club
Monday: 3:45pm to 4:15pm
Tuesday: 3:45pm to 4:15pm
Fallon Seventh Day Adventist School - Starting Sept 2022
Friday: 11:00am to 12:00pm
If you are interested in hearing more about our CHW Program Resource and Referral, Wellness Courses, or Whole Child Wellness Initiative Program, contact CHW Program Assistant Morgan Callihan at (775) 666-0584
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