Community Health Worker
Nevada Community Health Worker Association
"Is to unify, strengthen, and grow the presence of a diverse, collaborative network of Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker employers in Nevada by providing advocacy, promotion, education, support, and professional development opportunities focused on increasing access to health care and social services, and improving community wellness".
CHW staff funding was provided through the Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 from the CDC
If you are not able to make it to any of the above days just call your Community Health Worker to schedule a time best for you!
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. @ 457 Esmeralda St. Fallon NV (Wolf Center)
Every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. @ 565 Rio Vista Dr. Fallon NV 89406
Tribal Senior Center
Every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. @ 1885 Agency Rd. Fallon NV 89406
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 and even getting you qualified for free phone services. 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
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 Cullen Bryant at (775)-423-7433.
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