COVID-19 Economic Release through education using a CHW Model in King County

 

Five CHWCMR champions from King County identified 70 families impacted by the COVID-19. These families were unable to receive unemployment benefits. CHWCMR External Committee reviewed all application and only the higher scores were considered for funding. Our External Advisory Committee is a multi-disciplinary team of volunteer investigators. After an independent review panel assessed their applications, a total of 25 families were selected to receive $500 each in financial assistance. In addition, the five Community Health Workers who participated in this project received compensation of $500 dollars for their extraordinary work.

Each family also received training by CHWs using an animated video created by CHWCMR focused on how to avoid getting COVID-19 and what to do in case of infection.  The families also committed to talking about what they learned from the animated workshop about COVID-19 with at least 10 other members of their community.

 

We also thanks King County Fund for the grant and Molina for providing funding for 2 applications.

The peer review was difficult. Therefore, we thank you very much for our reviewers.

COVID-19 Economic Release through education using a CHW Model in Olympia, Pierce County, Skagit County, Tri-cities, Yakima. 

 Community Health Workers Coalition for Migrants and Refugees

 

We are announced that CHWCMR is working with 8 CHW to identify 50families with children between 0-5 years and pregnant women impacted by COVID-19 epidemic to receive two workshops about how to protecth your children during the coronavirus and how to do with your pregnancy during the COVID-19, two animated videos of 10 minutes.  At the end of the workshop, each participant will receive an economic release of $500 to be used for food, rent, diapers, etc.

 

We also thank very much to Perigee Foundation for their outstanding support. 

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