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Oregon Community Health Worker Pilot Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsors
Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Oct 28, 2022
Contact

Stepha Dragoon
dragoon@ohsu.edu

Purpose

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).

Eligibility

Critical Access Hospitals and rural public health departments in Oregon that have the capacity to employ CHWs are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Oregon
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 applicable
Application process

Express interest in the program by emailing Stepha Dragoon by October 28, 2022.

Tagged as
Community health workers · Critical Access Hospitals · Health workforce education and training · Public health · Oregon

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