Healthy Behaviors and Choices (e.g. Fitness, Tobacco, Opioids, Nutrition)
Sharing Session - 60 Minutes
The Mississippi State Department of Health established the Delta Health Collaborative (MDHC) to eliminate health disparities and create healthy communities through community-clinical linkages (CCL). As CCL have recently been highlighted as an effective approach in the prevention and control of hypertension, the MDHC has observed some promising results through utilization of Community Health Workers. MDHC provides leadership in the Region to reduce disparities related to heart disease and stroke prevention educating on hypertension and associated risk factors.