News and Updates

News & Updates

MHP Salud and Knapp Community Care Foundation Team Up to Provide COVID-19 Safety Kits in the Rio Grande Valley

MHP Salud has been awarded $15,000 in funding by the Knapp Community Care Foundation to provide COVID-19 emergency care supplies to hundreds of our project participants that reside in the Rio Grande Valley. The funding will allow Community Health Workers (CHWs) to prepare kits with face masks, hand sanitizer, a water bottle, mesh bags, educational materials, and other vital supplies.

September 18th, 2020|

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309, 2020

Community Health Workers in the Field: CHW Diabetes Interventions are Changing Lives

September 3rd, 2020|

We hear the word diabetes very frequently-- maybe we know someone who suffers from it, a family member, a friend, or even ourselves. Without a doubt, diabetes management and control brings its own challenges. Unfortunately, some populations may face additional barriers depending on where we are born, grow, live, work, and age. Community Health Workers (CHWs) play an important role in helping patients overcome these barriers and support them to achieve a healthy lifestyle and good quality of life.

2407, 2020

Food Insecurity In the United States

July 24th, 2020|

Consistent and reliable access to food is a challenge that millions of Americans face at some point throughout the year. In fact, in 2018, nearly 14.3 million households were food insecure.1 Food insecurity is when a household has difficulty providing enough food for the entire family due to factors such as financial hardship and lack of access to resources such as social service and government programs.

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