Oregon Community Health Worker Pilot Program
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Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health
The Oregon Community Health Worker (CHW) Pilot Program will provide funding for training of community health workers for employment at Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and rural public health departments in Oregon. CHW education will be provided through the Northeast Oregon Network (NEON) or Oregon State University (OSU).
Critical Access Hospitals and rural public health
departments in Oregon that have the capacity to employ
CHWs are eligible to apply.
Amount of funding
The Oregon Office of Rural Health will coordinate
training of 25 CHWs by spring of 2023 and support a
peer-to-peer network for CHW students.
Funding will cover:
- Tuition expenses
- Course supplies
- Mileage reimbursement for in-person meetings, if
Express interest in the program by emailing Stepha Dragoon by October
Community health workers · Critical Access Hospitals · Health workforce education and training · Public health · Oregon
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