Community Health Workers

The following resources provide information about the Community Health Worker (CHW) movement in Minnesota and nationwide.


Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance: The MN CHW Alliance provides coordination for CHWs and CHW stakeholders to work together to advance the CHW profession in Minnesota.


Olmsted County Community Healthcare Access Collaborative (CHAC): The Olmsted County Community Healthcare Access Collaborative is an inclusive partnership of local health related service providers in Olmsted County working together to provide the best care for its stakeholders – the community.


Research Matrix on CHW Effectiveness


U.S. Bureau of Labor Standard Occupational Classification for CHW


American Public Health Association CHW Section


Do you have questions about local efforts to expand the use of CHWs?  Please contact Tara Nelson at (507) 289-5960 ext. 121 or

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