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Community Health Workers

On the Job


Community Health Workers work with individuals and communities. They may create community programs that promote or maintain health. They may conduct outreach for medical or health organizations. They may provide support or counseling, and they may promote medical services, like blood pressure screening or first aid.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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