The National AHEC Organization (NAO) has awarded SEAHEC with the Center of Excellence for Community Programs for our work with the Winchester Heights community in northern Cochise County. NAO recognized SEAHEC for our unique model of community development that incorporates training for health professions students into a community health worker driven model for improving LEARN MORE
On Thursday Aug 1, 2019 the Arizona Rural Health Association recognized SEAHEC’s Healthy Farms Program for our work with the Winchester Heights community. SEAHEC Executive Director Gail Emrick accepted the award at the Arizona Rural Health Conference in Flagstaff. The Inspiring Rural Health Program award “recognizes a program within a community, at the local LEARN MORE
On September 6th 2018, the Arizona Community Foundation Names SEAHEC Nonprofit of the Year and awards $3,555 grant through the Cochise fund. “We are so grateful for this recognition. The work we do helps farmworkers and their children, one of the most vulnerable populations in the county. The funds from the ACF, Legacy and others, has supported our work to help Winchester Heights community members create a true sense of community. Now children have a safe place to play and residents have a dignified place to meet. The new community center will enable them to organize and plan activities and educational events. How exciting! Thank you so much!” -Gail Emrick, SEAHEC Executive Director
On January 27th, southeast Arizona's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) community presented SEAHEC's Assistant Director Suzanne David with the EMS on the Border Lifetime Achievement Award at SEAHEC's 25th Annual EMS on the Border Conference. The award was presented in honor of her 25 years of exemplary service and leadership in helping emergency medical services (EMS) personnel build their capacity to respond to community needs using the latest information and technical knowledge.