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.

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CHW staff funding was provided through the Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 from the CDC

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(775) 423-7433 or (775) 666-0584

Hours:
Mon- Fri
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 Food Pantry

Every Monday 9:00am to 1:00pm

Epworth Help Ministries

Every Tuesday from 9:00am to 1:00pm

Western Nevada Community College

Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Churchill County Library Annex

Every other Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm

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:

Epworth Food Pantry

Every Monday 10:00am to 1:00pm

Epworth Help Ministries

Every Tuesday from 10:00am to 11:00am

Epworth Fallon Daily Bread

Every Monday and Thursday from 4:45pm to 6:00pm

Food Bank of Northern Nevada Senior Mobile at the Pennington Life Center

Every first and second Thursday of the month 9:00am to 10:00am

Food Bank of Northern Nevada Mobile Harvest - Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe

Every second Tuesday of the month 12:00pm 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

Churchill County Library

Tuesday: 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Fallon Seventh Day Adventist School

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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