Community Health Workers and COVID-19
Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Clinical Issues
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19.
Keywords: Community Health Workers , Infectious Diseases.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Board of Directors
Language: English and Spanish
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Resource Summary: COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. It has been impacting countries around the world, including the United States. Most people infected will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment, however, older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness. This resource covers how Community Health Workers are uniquely equipped to help the community cope with challenges faced due to COVID-19.
Resource Details: Resource is available in English and Spanish.