Patchogue, Suffolk County, NY

6 New Community Health Workers trained to assist hispanic population in Patchogue, NY

Who: Trained 6 Community Health Workers to focus on assisting the hispanic population.

Where: Patchogue, Suffolk County, NY

When: Assessment in the fall of 2017. Training in December and January of 2018.

What: Even during a snow storm and freezing temperatures, these men and women came to learn about nutrition, common respiratory problems, and maternal care. In partnership with a church in Patchogue, these volunteers came from the community with the desire to help provide information, assistance and resources to their neighbors in need.