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

COVID19 RESOURCES

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. The focus of the effort was threefold:

Provide Spanish translations for health education resources published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC,) The Wold Health Organization (WHO,) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS.) According to SEAHEC Border/Binational Program Coordinator, Brenda Olivia Sanchez, who leads the effort, many of the best, most reliable resources were not available in Spanish, limiting the ability of local community health workers and public health educators to provide outreach to our most vulnerable communities.
Make bilingual health education resources available online via seahec.org and social media to share them with community partners.
Revolutionize community health worker (CHW) training by helping CHWs-promotores de salud transition to virtual modes training and providing community health education on COVID 19. In the past, low computer literacy, lack of access to computers and deficient rural broadband connectivity has hampered the efforts of Arizona’s CHWs to access training and teaching resources and share them with each other and their community. Continue reading

COVID 19: All SEAHEC Meetings to be Held via Phone or Electronically

COVID 19

At this time, SEAHEC is not holding or participating in face to face meetings or gatherings, but we are holding meetings via phone or electronically.
While working remotely, you may contact us at our respective work emails:
Gail Emrick Executive Director gemrick@seahec.org
Suzanne David sdavid@seahec.org

To contact other members of the SEAHEC team, please visit our staff page: https://www.seahec.org/about-us/our_staff/ Continue reading