MHP Salud Resource Portfolio:
Community Health Workers and Emergency Preparedness
Resources and Reference Materials on Emergency Preparedness
The consequences of unexpected emergency situations due to natural disasters can be life changing. This is especially true for families who are low-income or live in areas that lack resources like medical facilities, community centers, public transportation, and grocery stores. The following resources were developed to help families, and can be utilized by CHWs to help prepare families, for potentially life-threatening emergency situations.
This infographic, available in English and Spanish, provides advice on how to properly use, wash, sanitize, and dispose of a face covering so that it is effective at protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. It has been impacting countries around the world, including the United States. This resource covers how Community Health Workers are uniquely equipped to help the community cope with challenges faced due to COVID-19.
This infographic was created to provide general information along with safety tips and precautionary steps you can take to protect you and your family from getting infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Migrant Family Emergency Checklist contains important questions for all migrant families in emergency preparedness. Emergency situations can be hard to predict, but there are easy steps families can take to be prepared.
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In addition to publishing resources and conducting our own Community Health Worker (CHW) programs, MHP Salud offers a variety of training and consulting services to help organizations create and optimize their own CHW programs. When we provide these services, we put our 35 years of experience to work to enhance your organization’s services and improve your overall reach. Does your organization employ Community Health Workers? We can help.