About HEART ATX
HEART ATX Community Health Workers (CHWs) provide services in the community, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and affordable housing settings. Our CHWs promote COVID-19 vaccination and prevention, and address chronic disease risk factors and social determinants of health to build community resiliency. This program serves all of Travis County, with a focus on underserved communities and the 78702, 78719, 78721, 78723, 78724, 78725, 78741, 78742, 78744, 78752, 78753,78758, and 78617 zip codes.
For more information contact Raisa Charles at [email protected].
People who are 6 months of age and older are eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
APH has created a calculator for COVID-19 vaccination guidance. It will help you determine if you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations based on current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
More than 37 million Americans have diabetes (about 1 in 10), and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with proven, achievable lifestyle changes—such as losing a small amount of weight and getting more physically active—even if you’re at high risk. Learn more: Prevent Type 2 Diabetes | Diabetes | CDC)
HEART ATX offers a program that can help you prevent diabetes.
Prevent T2 is a results-driven, diabetes prevention program that is designed for people experiencing prediabetes. It features an approach that is proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Register for Prevent T2 here. (this link is coming soon)
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)
DEEP is a 6-series class on how to live well with type 2 diabetes, but is open to everyone. The series gives an overview of diabetes management and monitoring, exercise, nutrition, complications and prevention, and effective communication with health care providers. Register for DEEP.
This project supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1.4 million with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.
Am I Up-To-Date?
COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance Calculator will help you determine if you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations based on current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Get referrals for food, housing, transportation, childcare, parenting classes, job training, COVID-19 vaccine, and more from Connect ATX.
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