News and Events

This is a page listing CHW of Nevada’s latest news and events. Click on the title below to find out more!

How did Mercy Health overhauled its approach to care transitions—and cut Emergency Department visits by 30%? Answer: by employing and integrating CHWs into thier organization! Read more about it here

How Mercy Health overhauled its approach to care transitions—and cut ED visits by 30% More info @ ift.tt/2tOa6bu Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 26, 2017 at 12:50PM


According to a 2015 report: Nevada consistently ranks 1st in the nation for domestic violence fatalities. On July 11th join the Nevada Public Health Training Center, Project ECHO Nevada, and the Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence for a free webinar on intimate partner violence. Be part of the change and help end domestic and sexual violence.

Nevada Public Health Training Center Learn more at the next Project ECHO with the Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence on July 11th! Click the link to register. More info @ ift.tt/2tyB5HV Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 22, 2017 at 12:24PM


July CHW Training Registration is now open!

Community Health Worker Training Opportunities July CHW course registration plus, the opportunity to become one of our talented volunteer instructors! More info @ ift.tt/2rEq2uA Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 16, 2017 at 08:00AM


Nevada Public Health Training Center Tomorrow, Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Coordinator, Margie Franzen-Weiss will be presenting tips for addressing the burden of Diabetes through prevention. More info @ ift.tt/2s5hT4f Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 12, 2017 at 10:45PM


The NvCHW Association May newsletter is here!

Community Health Worker Association Newsletter This month’s issue includes: exciting training opportunities and information on the first annual CHW meeting. Plus cast your vote for the topic of our next training! More info @ ift.tt/2rto7fz Automated post from Nevada Community Health Worker Association – ift.tt/2maoWJg June 05, 2017 at 08:02AM


Conference opportunity! Nevada Cancer Control Summit put on by the Nevada Cancer Coalition will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno, Nevada. Register and attend this conference to learn more about cancer prevention efforts in Nevada and how you can integrate these efforts into your daily work with your clients! Early Bird registration is $95 dollars and travel stipends are available! http://ift.tt/2qwHhSW

Nevada Cancer Control Summit Monday, November 6, 2017 Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno, Nevada Hosted by Nevada Cancer Coalition, the Nevada Cancer Control Summit is a statewide conference featuring session on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum. The Summit brings together physicians, nurses, advocates, survivors, administrato… More info @ ift.tt/2qwHhSW Automated post from Nevada Community Health…

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Nevada Psychiatric Association 1 in 5 people will experience a mental health crisis at some point in their life. Mental Health First Aid teaches children the facts of mental illness, including signs and symptoms. This increases the chances of getting help to those who need it, while also removing the stigma of #MentalIllness. We applaud…

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Free Webinar! Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health For All Friday, May 12, 2017 10:00 – 11:00am

In this special Dialogue4Health Web Forum, public health leaders and innovators Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Larry Cohen will discuss the role of prevention and equity in our current climate with a particular focus on preventing violence to advance health. Deborah and Larry’s collective work to advance health and equity and to define violence as a…

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Nevada Health Centers #DidYouKnow #Depression is the most common type of #mentalillness , affecting more than 26% of the U.S. adult population. It has been estimated that by the year 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of disability throughout the world, trailing only ischemic heart disease. @CDC #MentalHealthMonth More info @ ift.tt/2pV3rNZ Automated…

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