Health Task Force

Priority:

  • Community Health Worker for T2 Focus area
  • Create Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program

Action Steps:

  • County funded a part time position from Jan 2017 – June 2018 (0.53 FTE 18 months)
  • County funded a part time position from Jan 2017- June 2018 (0.53 FTE 18 month position)
  • CHW course (45 hours) was developed with Durham Tech; Durham Tech led first cohort of 6 students in April 2016
  • CHW will connect residents with health information and services; assist in the navigation of these services
  • Connect uninsured residents with programs like LATCH(Local access to Coordinated Healthcare) when necessary

Co-chairs:

Don Moffitt

Heidi Carter

Wanda Boone

L’Tanya Gilchrist

Staff Support

Melissa Downey-Piper

Contact: mpiper@dconc.gov

The task force meets every 1st Tuesday at 1:30 pm at Durham County Department of Public Health

Please note: Meeting locations, dates and times are subject to change based on the availability

of facilities or other unforeseen circumstances. Please check back one week prior to the

meeting to verify specific details.