Community Health Workers are Here to Support Your Health and Social Needs!

Community Health Workers

In the world of public health, there’s a dedicated force working quietly to ensure that residents get the health and social services they need – Community Health Workers (CHWs). Let’s dive into what their role entails and see how they’re making a real impact on the community’s well-being.

Blog content below courtesy of: Prince George’s County Health Department, Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maryland Latinos Unidos, and Prince George’s County Proud

Who we are

A Community Health Worker (CHW) is a front-line public health worker who works with residents to help them access the health and social services that they need.

What we do

Working with the health department, we serve residents in Prince George’s County as a trusted health resource.

We connect members of our community social and health services, such as…

  • Helping residents enroll in health and social service programs
  • Helping residents set and achieve personal health goals and adopt healthy behaviors
  • Referring residents to medical transportation and other types of assistance
  • Providing social support and refer clients to professional counseling
  • Guiding residents toward Health Education, including self-management of disease screenings, prevention, and management of chronic health diseases
  • Coordinating resident care and case management

Come visit us

Walk into any of these locations and we’ll be here to answer your questions:

Access to Wholistic and Productive Living

3611 43rd Ave

Brentwood, MD 20722

 

Community Outreach & Development CDC

4719 Marlboro Pike, Suite 104

Capitol Heights, MD 20743

 

Langley Park Multiservice Center

1401 University Blvd E

Hyattsville, MD 20783

 

Greater Beulah Baptist Church

6056 Old Central Ave

Capitol Heights, MD 20743

 

All locations are open Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM

Want more information before stopping by?

Call 301-883-4707 or visit health.mypgc.us/chw

Within two business days, a CHW will call you to determine what services you need.

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