MEMBER ACTION ALERT
Upcoming Full HCLHIC Meeting
January 19, 2022 8:30-10:30am

  • In-Person: Howard County Health Department OR
  • Virtual: Zoom

Community Health Workers Needed
The Howard County Health Department (HCHD) aims to address health disparities and the impact on chronic diseases. To address this, HCHD is seeking to recruit certified Community Health Workers (CHW) to serve as a link between health and social service programs and the community. CHWs must reside in the following zip codes: 21044, 21045, 20723, 20763, 20794.

CHWs will receive a small stipend, travel reimbursement, and additional support to provide health education materials and referral resource connections. 

´╗┐Coalition members are asked to share this opportunity widely. Interested individuals may contact Emily Phillips, Health Disparities Project Coordinator, at 410-313-0632 or ephillips@howardcountymd.gov
Diabetes Awareness Month
November is Diabetes Awareness Month! Coalition members are encouraged to check out and share the Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition (HCLHIC) Chronic Disease page with short videos on Diabetes by trusted community leaders. While you are there, check out the new Diabetes Awareness Month Toolkit from the Johns Hopkins Medicine, Office of Population Health, Disease Prevention and Education Program.
Coalition members are asked to check out and share the latest Health Officer's The Doctor Is In podcast. This episode focuses on the expansion of the Reproductive and Sexual Health Services at Howard Community College. Guests include the Howard County Health Department's Director of Sexual & Reproductive Health Services, Dr. Oluwafunmilola Bada, Howard Community College (HCC) Wellness Center Director, Tara Rupp and HCC student Bayaan Ansari. You can listen to this episode by clicking on the following link: https://dragondigitalradio.podbean.com/e/reproductive-health/