Residents of the Winchester Heights Colonia (WHC) in northern Cochise County, Arizona will soon have a long awaited community center, thanks to SEAHEC and community partners. Residents of this isolated rural community in northern Cochise County, Arizona have long awaited infrastructure improvements that impact their health and safety.
Thanks to SEAHEC and community partners, that dream is becoming a reality. The community center construction project is one of the most tangible results of SEAHEC’s Healthy Farms, Healthy Communities Program founded in 2009. Since launching Cochise County’s first farm based community health worker team in 2013, SEAHEC has worked with local residents to identify and address glaring health disparities in this isolated rural community. Continue reading