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Community Health Worker Asthma Resources


Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been supporting families with asthma care in King County for over 20 years. Research shows that CHWs help communities that are traditionally underserved improve their health.

The CHWs at Public Health – Seattle & King County have helped children and adults have more days without asthma symptoms, fewer emergency room visits, fewer missed days at school or work, and better quality of life.

See Public Health Insider for more asthma-related blogs

Calling all Community Health Workers to attend asthma training

After 20 years of research, several protocols were developed to reduce asthma health disparities through community health worker home visits. These protocols have been combined to create the Community Health Worker Asthma Training Program. Public Health – Seattle & King County is disseminating the training across Washington state.

Training dates:

Jan. 30-31, 2020 – CHW Asthma Training, Renton

Feb. 6-7, 2020 – CHW Supervisor Training, Renton

Feb. 20-21, 2020 – CHW Asthma Training, Cowlitz County

Feb. 27-28, 2020 – CHW Supervisor Training, Kalama

Learn more about these events.