NEW CAREER FIELD: Becoming a community health worker
Twenty-six area residents recently graduated from Housatonic Community College’s first community health worker course.
The non-credit course prepares students for a career helping individuals, families, groups and communities learn how to access healthcare, social services, food and housing resources.
They also make home visits to chronically ill patients, pregnant women, nursing mothers, individuals with high-risk health issues, and the elderly.
For more information about the course, contact Housatonic’s Marilyn Wahlberg at 203-332-8509.