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Baxter County Community Health Worker
Fayetteville – Jayme Genz was recently recruited through a partnership with the University of Arkansas Medical School (UAMS) and the Arkansas Medical Foundation (AFMC) to help people in Baxter County navigate the healthcare system.
As a community-embedded healthcare worker, Genz is able to answer basic healthcare questions and provide education and resources to the general public. Community Health Her workers work within communities to help the public get the care they need and answer important healthcare-related questions such as when to see a doctor and information about vaccines. increase.
“We are very excited to work with Jamie to bring new resources to people in Baxter County entering the next and hopefully final phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The UAMS Office of Community Health & Research. We are excited to work with AFMC and the Baxter County community to improve the health of all of our people.”
To contact Genz with health or vaccine-related questions, call 479-384-2283.
For more information on the UAMS Community Health Worker Project, visit nwa.uams.edu/chr/chw. For more information on COVID-19, including resources, mobile vaccine events and education, visit nwa.uams.edu/covid.
This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA) as part of a grant totaling $9,892,799, with 0% nongovernmental funding. For more information, visit HRSA.gov.
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