Community Health Workers in CT

Community Solutions, an Rx Foundation grant partner, is one organization featured in a recent article in the CT Mirror newspaper. ‘The health care that happens outside the doctors office‘ describes CHW Nadia Lugo’s work to bridge the medical and social service systems for residents of the Northeast Hartford neighborhood who are seen frequently at the ER. The article also details state level efforts to develop a sustainable funding strategy for CHWs, to standardize the role, and better incorporate CHWs into the health system.

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