Community Health Workers are first in Florida to earn Professional Credential: Among them is Tonya Bell, of Healthy Start in Greenville

[inpost_fancy thumb_width=”200″ thumb_height=”200″ post_id=”370″ thumb_margin_left=”0″ thumb_margin_bottom=”0″ thumb_border_radius=”2″ thumb_shadow=”0 1px 4px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2)” id=”” random=”0″ group=”0″ border=”” show_in_popup=”0″ album_cover=”” album_cover_width=”200″ album_cover_height=”200″ popup_width=”800″ popup_max_height=”600″ popup_title=”Gallery” type=”fancy” sc_id=”sc1422562556336″] Members of the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition, the Florida Legislature and the Florida Certification Board came together at events in Tallahassee, Miami and Casselberry, Fl., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to celebrate the state‚Äôs first credentialed Community Health Workers. The new credential brings workforce development and accountability to a profession expected to grow by 25 percent by 2022. A Community Health Worker (CHW)…

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