Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center


SEAHEC'S 2020 Karen Halverson Scholars

Introducing SEAHEC's Karen Halverson Scholars, Class of 2020. Congratulations to Jacqueline Larson, Yareli Carolina Sánchez Vega, and Diana Garcia, from Nogales High School, and Ralph Emmanuel B. Rosales from Ajo High School.

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2020 scholars

SEAHEC Helps Cochise, Graham and Greenlee
County Communities Battle COVID 19

As the COVID-19 pandemic surged, SEAHEC and partners in Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties worked together to improve community capacity to stem the epidemic.

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Daniela Castillo Castro 2020 SEAHEC Intern

Daniela Castillo Castro
"It is a great satisfaction to participate in the Ventanilla de Salud program. Providing health resources is one of the pillars of my profession (nursing). I am very grateful to be able to do it in this program in a country different from mine. I loved being able to travel to communities that I did not know, living with people from different cultures and being able to contribute to that important part of life that is health."

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Winchester Heights Community Center Hosts Lead Safety Workshop

The Winchester Heights Community Center hosted a community workshop on lead safety on March 4th, 2020. There were 16 participants at the workshop, who received the results of a recent water quality study conducted by SEAHEC and learned about lead exposure safety. Later, community health workers visited 26 homes providing lead safety information to 104 adults and children.

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Lead Safety Workshop March 2020

Protect Our Healthcare Workers-Halt Border Wall Construction

border wall
Continuing construction of Trump’s border wall is unethical and irresponsible. It increases risk to our communities by ignoring emergency safety precautions - closure of non-essential businesses and social distancing - adding stress to our already overburdened local health care resources.

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Local Employer Supports Winchester Heights Community Center

Last year, NatureSweet, a tomato grower in the Winchester Heights area that employs a large number of Winchester Heights residents, contacted SEAHEC to find out what they could do to help promote the sustainability of the Winchester Heights Community Center. We came to a mutual agreement that NatureSweet would pay the center's electric bill. Since last June, they have provided …

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Our mission is to improve the recruitment, placement and retention of culturally competent health professionals in rural and under-served communities of southeast Arizona.