Community Health Workers - What's New


CHW Rules
The rules regarding the training and certification of promotores(as) or community health workers (CHWs) were amended, effective December 31, 2011, to comply with changes in Health and Safety Code, Chapter 48.CHW Logo

CHW Blog
A CHW blog spot has been developed by Elizabeth Kelly, Ph.D., RN, to hear from and talk with CHWs who are working in their community. Follow this link,, to post ideas, reflections and suggestions.

CHW Summit
Information on the June 2010 Texas Summit on Developing the CHW/Promotor(a) Workforce is available at

Social Networking

Health Worker Network Online – online network of Community Health Workers, Patient Navigators, Promotores and those who do similar work:

Disclaimer: External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Last updated May 06, 2013