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CHWs: The Key Players in Heat Stress Management Strategies Among MSAWs (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As global temperatures rise, Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) are increasingly at risk for heat-stress health issues due to their work conditions. Proactively involving Community Health Workers (CHWs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and local communities can raise awareness and provide essential support to mitigate these risks. By collaborating on education, emergency preparedness, and advocacy, stakeholders can take a strategic approach to improve conditions and health outcomes for MSAWs facing the impacts of climate change. More Details...

Net Zero Health Centers: How Solar Microgrids Help Cut Costs and Build Climate Resistance (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This case study delves into the pioneering journeys that four distinct health centers have embarked on to achieve renewable energy production. This is part of the overall, high-level goal of eventually reaching Net Zero - where the amount of energy used is equal to the amount of renewable energy created. More Details...

Health Center Environmental Health and Climate Change QuickStart Guide (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This guide supports health center clinical and operations staff in addressing heat, wildfires, hurricanes, and flooding, which are key environmental health and climate change issues faced by health centers and their patients. Each section of the guide will: share an overview of why the issue is important for health centers, discuss what health centers can do, provide a list of curated resources, and share an infographic of 5 to 6 important steps. More Details...

Shelter Health: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Access and Build a Healthier Shelter Environment (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit contains resources health centers and shelters may use to improve access to primary care for people experiencing homelessness and identify strategies to create strong partnerships between shelters, health centers and local health departments. More Details...

Planning Ahead for Extreme Weather & Environmental Impacts on Aging (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar provided participants with first steps to prepare for climate-related threats to the health and well-being of older adults and their caregivers. Participants reviewed the intersectionality of environmental risks and aging and consider emerging approaches to preparedness. More Details...

Foundational Strategies for Emergency Preparedness within Health Centers Webinar (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar explores key strategies for emergency preparedness and addressing environmental impacts on health within health centers. Expert faculty will guide participants in understanding the purpose of implementing an emergency preparedness plan and provide foundational knowledge on best practices for preparing for emergencies and environmental impacts on health. Participants will leave with increased confidence in beginning the development of an Emergency Preparedness Committee and Plan, ensuring patient safety during natural or man-made disruptions. More Details...

HITEQ On the Horizon: Environmental Preparedness for Health Centers: Roundtable Series (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Climate change-induced weather events such as heat waves, poor air quality, and flooding are increasing in frequency and intensity. Health centers are challenged to maintain their own operations and ensure continuity of care for their patients, particularly individuals who are more likely to be impacted by climate change-related disasters. In this session, health center participants and HITEQ facilitators discussed how health IT and EHRs can be used to identify and protect impacted populations. The discussion will be focused around three strategies: 1) developing a health center emergency response plan; 2) utilizing patient data to support patient resilience; and 3) developing communication outreach systems for weather emergencies. More Details...

Staying Hydrated in the Heat (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH developed this resource to provide farmworkers and other outdoor workers who spend long hours working in the heat with information on how to stay hydrated and drink more water and foods to replenish electrolytes when necessary. More Details...

Mobilizing an Emergency Preparedness Response for Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar features  Health Center Partners of Southern California focused on facilitating an emergency preparedness response for agricultural workers. The webinar will also feature a new resource, Mobilizing an Emergency Response for Agricultural Workers, that describes how to mobilize an emergency response for MSAWs through three key steps: 1) identify and locate MSAW populations during emergencies, 2) develop a communication strategy, and 3) collaborate with community partners for outreach and resources. Come learn ways to better prepare, plan for, and respond to national emergencies that impact agricultural worker populations. Presented on 10/19/2023. More Details...

Mobilizing an Emergency Preparedness Response for Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar features  Health Center Partners of Southern California focused on facilitating an emergency preparedness response for agricultural workers. The webinar will also feature a new resource, Mobilizing an Emergency Response for Agricultural Workers, that describes how to mobilize an emergency response for MSAWs through three key steps: 1) identify and locate MSAW populations during emergencies, 2) develop a communication strategy, and 3) collaborate with community partners for outreach and resources. Come learn ways to better prepare, plan for, and respond to national emergencies that impact agricultural worker populations. Presented on 10/19/2023. More Details...

Acting on Climate Change for a Healthier Future: The role of Health Centers: NCHPH Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The health community recognizes the climate crisis as an existential threat to humanity and human health, requiring immediate and effective action across all sectors. Health centers are the first point of contact intended to provide comprehensive and coordinated health services and contribute to both climate change adaptation and mitigation via preventive health measures and integrated health services. More Details...

Obtaining FEMA Funding for Damaged or Destroyed Facilities (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource, developed with support from HRSA, serves as a guide for health centers in navigating the process of obtaining Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster aid for repairing or replacing buildings and equipment. (Updated in 2023) More Details...

BPHCurates: Child and Adolescent Health and Social Resources: Targeted Resources on Food Insecurity, Behavioral Health, Oral Health, Staffing Shortages, and Telehealth to Support Child and Adolescent Health (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource packet provides health centers with resources to develop processes for improving service delivery and outcomes for children and adolescents, specifically related to telehealth, food insecurity, mental and behavioral health, oral health, and staffing shortages and retention. In addition, links to general child and adolescent health center technical resources are provided. More Details...

Strategies for Emergency Management of Chronic Conditions Among Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: People living with chronic conditions, and especially Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), can encounter particular threats to their health during an emergency event. NCFH has developed a resource to assist health center staff, clinical coordinators, and emergency managers with tools to assist MSAW chronic care patients, so that the worst outcomes of these events can be avoided. This checklist includes risk factors for chronic care patients during an emergency, action items to help patients prepare, and disease-specific recommendations for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. This resource also includes some additional outreach and communication strategies to reach MSAWs with chronic conditions during emergencies. More Details...

Guide for Safe and Adequate Housing for Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This new guide provides information about Ag Worker housing across the U.S. and shares recommendations and strategies to promote safe and healthy living environments for this population. More Details...

Climate Ambassador Training (2023). Resource Type: E-Learning. Description: This free, three-hour training equips health professionals with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and act confidently on climate change solutions. Health professionals are empowered to inspire their colleagues, associations, community, the public, and policymakers to be empowered in making a change on climate solutions that help protect the health of our families and communities now, and ensure a prosperous, just, and secure future. More Details...

Building Resilient Health Center Facilities Utilizing Solar+Storage Microgrids (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource, developed with support from HRSA, explores the benefits, opportunities, challenges, and financing resources for FQHCs looking to install solar+storage microgrids. (Released in 2023) More Details...

Study Shows Involuntary Displacement of People Experiencing Homelessness May Cause Significant Spikes in Mortality, Overdoses and Hospitalizations (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that shows encampment sweeps, bans, move-along orders and cleanups that forcibly relocate individuals away from essential services will lead to substantial increases in overdose deaths, hospitalizations and life-threatening infections as well as hinder access to medications for opioid use disorder (along with other detrimental impacts). More Details...

More than a Database: Understanding Community Resource Referrals within a Broader Framework: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Addressing patients’ social determinants of health via community resource referrals has historically primarily been the domain of social workers and information and referral specialists; however, community resource referral technology platforms have more recently entered the market. More Details...

Diabetes Continuum of Care: Environmental Impacts on Diabetes Access to Care Webinar: Part 4 of the 2022 Diabetes Special and Vulnerable Populations Task Force National Learning Series (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This session was part 4 of 4 in the 2022 Diabetes Special and Vulnerable Populations Task Force National Learning Series. This session was entitled \"Environmental Impacts on Diabetes Access to Care Webinar\" and featured guest speakers from the National Association of Community Health Centers. More Details...

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